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Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence: Igbinedion University’s Milestone Anniversary

Igbinedion University, Okada marked a significant milestone on May 10, 2024, as it celebrated its 25th anniversary. As Nigeria’s premier private university, the occasion was graced by esteemed dignitaries, including His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, Former President of Nigeria, and His Excellency, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar GCFR, among others.

Held at the university’s main campus in Okada,the event saw the participation of eminent personalities, including the Honorable Chancellor, His Excellency, Sir Chief (Dr.) Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, The Esama of Benin Kingdom.

The centerpiece of the anniversary was the 25th Anniversary Colloquium themed: “Re-Imagining Tertiary Education for Africa’s Present and Future Realities.” This insightful colloquium featured a panel session with notable stakeholders, including Professor Yakubu Ochefu, the Secretary-General of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities, and His Excellency, Shri. G. Balasubramanian, High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, among others.

In his welcome address, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye, and the Pro-Chancellor, Professor Sheikh Ahmed Abdullahi OON, highlighted the university’s journey of excellence and its commitment to shaping the future of education in Nigeria.

The celebration not only honoured the past achievements of Igbinedion University but also ignited discussions on the transformative potential of tertiary education in Nigeria and Africa’s evolving landscape. As the institution looks forward to the next chapter of its journey, it remains dedicated to fostering innovation, knowledge, and leadership for the University ecosystem and Nigeria at large.

L-R: His Excellency Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, His Excellency, Sir Chief (Dr.) Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar GCFR and Chief Lucky Igbinedion

Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye and the Professor SheikhAhmed Abdullahi OON

Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye and Professor Sheikh Ahmed Abdullahi 

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