ABUJA – The 2018 Alumni Reunion of the Better by Far, University of Ilorin, is scheduled to hold on Saturday, December 8, 2018, by the pool side of the BMT Gradens, Wuse 11, Abuja.
At a pre-event chat, Barrister Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGOF), who also doubles as the Abuja Chapter Chairman of the Unilorin Alumni Association, said this year’s event will have only one awardee unlike in the past.
Mr. Adekunle confirmed that Prof. Olu Obafemi; teacher of teachers, literary icon, poet, scholar and sole winner of the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) Humanities Category will be specially recognized and honoured at this epoch making event.
Guests from within and outside the University of Ilorin community are also expected at this occasion including distinguished alumnus and former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede; National President of the alumni association, Dr Rhoda Oduwaiye; DG, Consumer Protection Council, Barr. Tunde Irukera as well as renowned actor, Barrister Tunji Bamisigbin amongst others.
According to a statement by Ridwan Olalekan Abdullahi, the yearly event serves as homecoming for every alumni of the University of Ilorin in the FCT and its environs.