NIGERIANS SHOULD HAVE A DISCOVERY MINDS.

A Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA, Oluyinka Olutoye has charged Nigerians to create an environment for innovative discovery.

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Professor Olutoye gave the charge during the 11th Annual Prof T.A.I. Grillo’s Memorial Lecture organised by the College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, at Oduduwa Hall, on Thursday, in Ile-Ife.

The Guest Speaker spoke on the topic “Progress Through Innovation & Discovery: Advances in Surgery Before Birth”.

He noted that Nigerians are good at identifying problems but not at solving them.

“In Nigeria, we are very good at identifying problems. We can expound on the merits and demerits of solutions others may offer. But we need to do better at actually solving the problems.

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“We cannot wait on others to proffer solutions to our own problems and challenges, not someone else, not even government,” he suggested.A Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA, Oluyinka Olutoye has charged Nigerians to create an environment for innovative discovery.

Professor Olutoye gave the charge during the 11th Annual Prof T.A.I. Grillo’s Memorial Lecture organised by the College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, at Oduduwa Hall, on Thursday, in Ile-Ife.

The Guest Speaker spoke on the topic “Progress Through Innovation & Discovery: Advances in Surgery Before Birth”.

He noted that Nigerians are good at identifying problems but not at solving them.

“In Nigeria, we are very good at identifying problems. We can expound on the merits and demerits of solutions others may offer. But we need to do better at actually solving the problems.

“We cannot wait on others to proffer solutions to our own problems and challenges, not someone else, not even government,” he suggested.

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