Activities for Fifteenth convocation of Nigeria`s premier private university, Igbinedion university, Okada continued today with the award of higher degrees as Nigerians from all parts of the country converged on the institution`s auditorium to witness the ceremony.
Procession of Board of regents, governing council , management of Igbinedion university Okada and Cultural displays to welcome the chancellor, IUO and Esama of Benin, Sir Chief Dr Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion , former head of state Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar ,Governors of Ondo, Gombe and Deputy Governor of Edo state Comrade Phillip Shaibu who represented Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Various groups, student group groups, gathered at the institutions main auditorium to celebrate the awardees, the event was also an opportunity for traders on various items to make brisk sales with photographers capturing memories of the epoch making event.
The car park recorded an assemblage of exotic cars which conveyed dignitaries to the convocation ceremony, Some of the awardees hosted their family members and guests to a reception.
Chancellor IUO and the Esama of Benin, His Excellency Sir Chief Dr Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion scored the convocation ceremony high.
Some of the honorary awardees who are the Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN and scion of the Ibru family Olorogun Oskar Ibru appreciated Nigeria’s premier private university, the Igbinedion University, Okada for the honour.
Activities for the fifteenth convocation ceremony of Igbinedion University Okada is expected to climax on Sunday with a Thanksgiving service.