In the heart of Nigeria’s educational landscape, Igbinedion University stands as a beacon of excellence, inviting the general public to partake in its grand 21st Convocation Ceremonies. This prestigious event marks not only the culmination of years of hard work by the students but also a celebration of knowledge and the relentless pursuit of academic brilliance.
Convocation Week Breakdown
Wednesday, 22nd November 2023
The festivities commence with a Convocation Play titled “Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again” by Ola Rotimi. This theatrical masterpiece will be showcased at the University Arts Theatre, Main Campus, Okada, precisely at noon.
Friday, 24th November 2023
Awarding Degrees and Prizes
The ceremony for the Award of First Degrees and Prizes is scheduled, featuring the First Convocation Lecture. Dr. Felicia Chinwe Mogo, the founder/president of the African Marine Environment Sustainability Initiative (AFMESI) and a renowned member of the UN Group of Experts on Marine Environment, will enlighten attendees with her lecture on “The Changing Higher Education Landscape: Implications for Emerging Workplace Dynamics” at 10:00 AM in the Main Auditorium.
Saturday, 25th November 2023
Conferring Honorary Degrees
On this day, Igbinedion University honors the achievements of distinguished individuals by conferring Honorary Degrees. Senator Dr. George Akume, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, will deliver the Second Convocation Lecture on “Public and Private Sector Intervention in Tertiary Education in Nigeria: Stimulus for Innovative Research and Development” at the Main Auditorium at 10:00 AM.
Sunday, 26th November 2023
The week’s events will draw to a close with a Thanksgiving Service at the Chapel of Grace, IUTH Campus, at 10:00 AM, reflecting on the successes and blessings of the academic year.
Honoring the Distinguished
The ceremonies will be graced by the presence of illustrious guest speakers and honorary degree awardees, including Senator Dr. George Akume and Dr. Felicia Chinwe Mogo, whose contributions to society and academia have been exemplary.
Be Part of the Tradition
For those wishing to be part of this historic occasion, RSVP details are provided alongside contact information for further inquiries. This convocation is not merely a formality but a testament to the enduring legacy of Igbinedion University in fostering academic excellence and contributing significantly to the intellectual capital of Nigeria.
All the best in your pursuit!