By Matthew Kanu:
The 12th Foundation Day Lecture was held on 22nd November 2016 at the Fatima Campus . Foundation Day Lectures have become traditional for the University of Makeni marking the beginning of every academic year . The university invites people that have contributed in shaping society or contributed in the development of Sierra Leone. The topic for this year’s Foundation Day Lecture was “Which is the way forward for a New Sierra Leone: Agriculture or Mining ?” The speaker for the lecture was the Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Professor Monty Jones. The lecture attracted people from all walks of life including students and staff of the University of Makeni who enjoyed an educative interactive lecture.