Anchor Weekly 2.1- Dr Awe Elected a Council Member of ISBIS


Anchor University’s drive to become a formidable global player receives another boost as Dr Olushina Olawale Awe from the Department of Mathematical Sciences became a council member (representing Africa) for the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS). This comes as the first
time that a Nigerian will be elected to that prestigious position.

He was installed with other members during the recent ISBIS General Assembly held in Morocco at the World Statistics Congress (WSC 2017). In his farewell report at the World Statistics Congress 2017, the out-going president of ISBIS, David Banks, listed Dr Olawale Awe as a Council Member along with others
from different countries across the world.

Dr Awe started teaching Statistics at the Department of Mathematics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria since 2010 and is currently with Anchor University, Lagos.

ISBIS is an association of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) that is dedicated to the promotion of business and industrial statistics worldwide. This includes areas such as financial and health services among others. It promotes applications, research, and best current practices in business and industrial
statistics, facilitates technology transfer, and fosters communications among members and practitioners
worldwide through regular conferences and workshops. SBIS will hold its first regional capacity building workshop in Lagos, Nigeria in 2018. Members of the public are advised to watch out for this educative


Members of the Anchor University community rolled out the drums last December as the University celebrated the conclusion of her maiden calendar year. The End of the year’s celebration, as pointed out by the Vice- Chancellor, was a forum to unwind as the University’s community recounts God’s blessings, the University’s achievement over the year and thank God in a setting devoid of conventional formality of work-places.  

3. AUL GETS FIRST DLCF EXECUTIVES: Paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor

The newly inaugurated executives of the Deeper Life Campus Fellowship (DLCF), Anchor University chapter left the Vice Chancellor’s Office on Friday, 12 January 2018 determined to impact and effectively reach the University community forChrist. This was the fallout ofa courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof J.O. Afolayan after their inauguration as the executives of the fellowship. Before the visit, the executives had gone through Workers’ training organised by the University; attended the Deeper Life Annual Strategic Congress for 2018; and eventually had their official inauguration on Thursday, 11th January 2018. They are on record as the first executives of the DLCF, AUL and would be leading the Campus Fellowship for, at least, the next 12 months.

During the visit to the VC’s Office, the Dean, Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences,Prof J.O Fatokun introduced the executives to the Vice Chancellor and told him that the students have been brought to him officially to receive his prayer and encouragement.

Speaking on behalf of the executives,the General Coordinator(GC), Nksikka Lawson, thanked the Vice Chancellor and the Dean for their supports while promising that the executives would put in their best to ensure heaven’s trust is justified in their lives.

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