LAUTECH Wins Google Online Marketing Challenge – 2014

Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso won 2014 Google Online Marketing Challenge. The Google Online Marketing Challenge is a unique opportunity for students to experience and create online marketing campaigns using Google AdWords and Google+.

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Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso have won this year’s edition of online marketing contest organized by the internet search firm, Google.

The contest is entitled: 2014 Google Online Marketing Challenge Contest for the Middle East and Africa.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the institution, Mr. Lekan Fadeyi, listed members of the LAUTECH team in the contest as Adedoyin  Jelili , Olayanju  Abiodun, Adeosun  Oluwole all of Mechanical Engineering Department.

Others are; Adesina Jamiu, and Akadiri Olawole both of the Urban and Regional Planning Department with Salami Ismaila of the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry. The team was led by the university’s Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Dr Tayo Arulogun.

The statement quoted the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin, as commending members if the team for the feat while receiving them in his office.

Gbadegesin also hailed the founding fathers of the institution for bequeathing to it a legacy that has continued to stand the test of time.

The Vice Chancellor noted that the curriculum, which makes it mandatory for all intakes to register and offer same courses at the 100 level, has continued to put students of the institution above their peers.

He added that most ICT-related awards so far won by the university is mostly by students whose courses of studies have nothing to do with ICT. He urged students of the institution to keep on being good ambassadors of their alma mater.

“The team would be leaving the country for Dublin any moment from now to see the workings at the Google office,” The statement added. (The Nation)

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