LAGOS – As part of activities lined up to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the founding of University of Lagos (Unilag), the University of First Choice and the Nations Pride, the University of Lagos Alumni Association will commission on Friday, November 25, 2022 the iconic, state-of-the-art Prof. Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe Building, donated to the association.
Named after the institutions late Vice Chancellor, distinguished Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, OON, FAEng, the building is located along Tafawa Balewa Way in the Akoka main campus of the university.
According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l magazine and online – www.statrendinternational.com by Dr. (Chief) Fassy Adetokunboh O. Yusuf
Chairman, 60th Anniversary Organising Committee & First Vice President, University of Lagos Alumni Association, he disclosed that the ceremony will be presided over by Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Governor of Akwa Ibom State and will be attended by alumni and alumnae of the University from all walks of life, including the Pro-Chancellor of the University, Senator (Dr.) Lanre Tejuoso and Vice Chancellor, Prof. Folasade Ogunsola.
Dr. Yusuf stated further that the Alumni Association will hold its Diamond edition of the Unilag Alumni Awards’ and Dinner on Saturday, November 26, 2022, with Vice President and distinguished alumnus, His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON as the Chief Guest of Honour, and Alhaji Aliko Dangote as the Chairman. Distinguished alumni and alumnae, while the Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Adewale Ajayi will be conferred with awards.
The event is designed to be a gathering of UNILAG’s galaxy of most prominent alumni cum alumnae, and who is who in the country.
The occasion holds at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.