By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The management of the University of Ibadan has announced Tuesday, March 16 for its 2020/2021 academic session virtual matriculation ceremony
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Friday by the Institution’s management.
In the statement, it was said that the vitual matriculation would come up at 10.00am in the Trenchard Hall of the institution, adding.that a total of 8197 newly admitted students are expected to participate in the ceremony in which the University Registrar, Mrs. Olubunmi Faluyi will administer the matriculation oath on them.
According to the statement, the break down of the fresh students shows 4243 are from the conventional mode while 3954 are from the open and distance education (ODE) for parity of esteem.
The University of Ibadan Management stressed that the matriculation speaker is Dr. Boluwatife Ikwunne, an alumna of the University of Ibadan, a 2020 Young Innovation Leaders Fellow and winner of the 2021 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa, set to undertake postgraduate studies in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience at the University of Oxford, in October, this year.
However, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola will preside over the all-important ceremony. adding, to this end, all the newly admitted students are expected to join the scheduled zoom meeting:with the topic :University of Ibadan 2021 Matriculation Ceremony.