Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Faculty of Education Commissions New Office Complex, Names It After Professor Dibu Ojerinde

History was made earlier this week as the Faculty of Education of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife commissioned a new 30 rooms office complex. This building, according the Dean Faculty of Education, is the first development on campus that is executed with direct labour and without fund from the university management and any government agency.

The ceremony which was anchored by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr Abiodun Olarenwaju had in attendance former registrar JAMB, Prof Dibu Ojerinde, the university Registrar, Mr Dotun Awoyemi, the Chairman Committee of Deans and Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Prof Adeagbo Amusan, Dr Peju Oyebisi, Prof Ehindero, Prof Charles Akanbi, Prof Fransica, and the former dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof P. O Jegede, who initiated the project.

The building complex was funded by Cyberspace Company and SIDMAK Investment LTD. The building construction started in february 2016, with the two companies donating a sum of about N60million to the faculty.

In his opening speech, the Dean of the Faculty of Education commended the effort of the two companies who sponsored the project as part of their social responsibility, and Prof Dibu Ojerinde who provided the links to this company. He further appreciated the efforts of the past dean of the Faculty for initiating the project.

The building was then commissioned and named after the Educationist and the Emeritus Professor of Education as the "DIBU OJERINDE EDUCATION COMPLEX". The new building is located behind the Faculty of Environmental Design and Management building along the road to the school farm.

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