Gov Aregbesola to deliver University of Ibadan Convocation Lecture

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The Executive Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, is set to deliver the 2014 Convocation Lecture of the University of Ibadan.

A statement made available to IBPulse.com by the management of the university revealed the governor would be speaking on Federalism, Democracy and the Future of Nigeria.

The lecture would be delivered on Tuesday November 11 at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan starting by 4pm.

The lecture is part of activities marking the 2014 Convocation and 66th Foundation Day Ceremonies. The activities are as follows.

Friday, 07 November, 2014

Convocation Jumat Service

Venue: Central Mosque, University of Ibadan

Time: 1:00p.m.

Sunday, 09 November, 2014

Convocation Church Service

Venue: Chapel of the Resurrection, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Time: 10:00a.m.

Tuesday, 11 November, 2014

Convocation Lecture:

Title: Federalism, Democracy and the Future of Nigeria

Lecturer: His Excellency, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Executive Governor, State of Osun

Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Time: 4:00p.m.

Thursday, 13 November, 2014

Admission to First Degrees and Award of Diplomas and Certificates (Arts, Science, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Public Health, Dentistry and Law)

Time: 10:00a.m.

Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Friday, 14 November, 2014

Admission to First Degrees and Award of Diplomas and Certificates (Agriculture and Forestry, the Social Sciences, Education, Veterinary Medicine, Technology and Pharmacy)

Saturday: 15 November, 2014

(i) Award of Postgraduate Diplomas and Admission to Higher Degrees (Masters, M.Phil and MPH)

Time: 10:00a.m.

Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Sunday, 16 November, 2014

(ii) Command Performance (Wole Soyinka’s Play)

Title: ALAPATA APATA

Venue: Arts Theatre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Time: 6:00p.m.

Monday, 17 November, 2014

(i) 66th Foundation Day and Admission to Higher Degrees (Doctorate) and Award of Honorary Degrees to the following eminent persons:

1. Chief Oluwole Oladapo Olanipekun, SAN, OFR: Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and immediate past Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the University of Ibadan Governing Council 2009 – 2013 (LL.D).

2. Emeritus Professor Theophilus Oladapo Ogunlesi, OFR, FAS, FRCP, FMCPN, DFMCN, FWACP: First Nigerian Professor of Medicine, First Nigerian Head of the Department of Medicine and the First Nigerian to obtain the Membership and later Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London (D.Sc.).

3. Emeritus Professor Tekena Nitonye Tamuno: First alumnus of the University of Ibadan to become its Vice-Chancellor (D.Litt.).

4. Otunba Mike Adeniyi Isola Adenuga, Jr. GCON: An outstanding industrialist who sits atop Africa’s largest business empire comprising oil and gas, telecommunications, aviation, banking and real estate; building his companies in each of these sectors into major players (D.Sc.).

5. Professor Akinwande Oluwole Soyinka: An essayist, poet, novelist, first African Nobel Prize Winner for Literature in 1986 and wonderful alumnus of the University (D.Litt.).

Time: 10:00a.m.

Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

(ii) Convocation Luncheon:

Time: 1.00p.m.

Venue: Vice-Chancellor’s Lodge

 

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