The Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Ayodele Fayose will on Friday, July 7th, deliver the 2017 Benson Idahosa University Convocation Lecture.
This was made known in a statement signed by Mr. Temi Esonamunjor, the Acting Head, Communications and Brand Strategy Unit, Benson Idahosa University.
“We have officially received a positive response from the Ekiti State Government of the acceptance of the Governor, Dr. Ayodele Fayose to be the Guest Lecturer at our 13th Annual Convocation. Our University is known for creating an interactive platform with some of the brilliant and reputable icons in Nigeria. Our desire is to create an atmosphere for our students to interact with such great minds, which would serve as inspiration to their belief that they can effectively participate to change Nigeria, which is our core purpose as an institution.”
The Convocation Lecture is coming after similar ones earlier delivered by some distinguished Nigerians, including Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Former Governor of Edo State, Chief Adams Oshiomole, and Chairman Global Fleet Group, Jimoh Ibrahim.
The lecture, scheduled to hold at the main auditorium of the University, will start with a pre-convocation Church service by 9.30am on Friday July 7th, 2017,
The highlight of the 2016/2017 convocation will be the awarding of Higher Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and First Degrees Certificates to graduating students, as well as the conferment of Honorary Award on the 20th Olu of Warri, HRM Ogiame Ikenwoli 1.