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Igbinedion University's 21st Convocation Ceremony Schedule Announced

Igbinedion University is abuzz with preparation for its 21st Convocation Ceremonies, a series of events celebrating the accomplishments of its graduates. Set to unfold in November 2023, this convocation promises insightful lectures, honorary degrees, and the thrill of commencement. Read on to find out the details of the convocation play, the award ceremonies, and the esteemed guest speakers gracing the occasion.

Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO) Convocation Ceremony Schedule

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 Play22nd Nov, 12 PM, University Arts Theatre
🎓 First Degrees24th Nov, 10 AM, Main Auditorium
🗣️ Guest SpeakerDr. Felicia Mogo
🏅 Honorary Degrees25th Nov, 10 AM, Main Auditorium
🎤 2nd LectureSenator Dr. George Akume
🙏 Thanksgiving26th Nov, 10 AM, Chapel of Grace
🤝 Meet GuestsSenators, Academics, Dignitaries

Convocation Week Breakdown

Wednesday, 22nd November 2023

Convocation Play

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 honours 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

Thanksgiving Service

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.

Honouring the Distinguished

The ceremonies will be graced by the presence of illustrious guest speakers and honourary 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 enquiries. 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.

In conclusion, the Igbinedion University convocation is a significant milestone, not only for the graduates but also for the institution itself. It is a testament to the university’s commitment to academic excellence and its role in shaping the future leaders of Nigeria. As the convocation ceremonies approach, the excitement and anticipation build, promising a memorable event filled with joy, pride, and a collective sense of accomplishment.

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