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The maiden public lecture is titled Private universities: The
Credible Path to True Intellectual Freedom, Innovation and National
Development. Professor Pat Utomi, a seasoned administrator and the
convener of the People’s Conscience Forum, would deliver the lecture under
the Chairmanship of Dr Christopher Kolade. A number of prominent Nigerian
leaders, foremost educationists, civil societies, technocrats, heads of tertiary
institutions and captains of industries will grace the occasion.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the
former President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria would equally be in attendance as the Special Guest of
Honour while the Chief Host, His Excellency, the Governor of Ogun State,
Senator Ibikunle Amosun would lead the other State Governors an “A
university must play a primary role in contribution to humand members of the
State Executive Council to the event. The prominent royal fathers are not
left out too, and His Royal Highness, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, Okukenu
IV, The Alake of Egbaland, would lead them to the event.
The participants will gain in
sight into the role of tertiary education, particularly, the private
Universities in setting the appropriate and most innovative agenda for
resolving the developmental challenges of Africa.
The Lecture holds at the
University campus, KM 5 Ajebo Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria on
Tuesday, 21st June, 2016. All are cordially invited.