The Obafemi Awolowo University has announced plans and activities to mark it’s 60th anniversary.
The plans for the Diamond jubilee anniversary which marks 60 years of the University’s existence was released earlier today by the 60th Anniversary Celebration Committee and presented by Professor Charles Ukeje, the chairman of the committee.
Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), formerly known as University of Ife, is a Federal government owned institution situated in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The university was founded in 1961 and classes commenced in October 1962 as the University of Ife, it was later renamed Obafemi Awolowo University on 12 May 1987 in honour of Chief Obafemi Awolowo (1909–1987), the first premier of the Western Region of Nigeria, whose brainchild the university was.
The Diamond Jubilee Anniversary will be celebrated over the course of a week from Sunday, 6th June 2021 to Friday, 11th June 2021 and the entire University Community has been invited.
There have also been calls for Volunteers for the event, if you are in your penultimate, final or post Graduate years and you are interested in the effective facilitation of the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to signify your interests.