The Lagos branch of the Alumni Association of one of Nigeria’s premier universities, the University of Ibadan, has put everything in place for its forthcoming event tagged The Great-Re-Union.
According to its executives, the reunion forms part of the activities to herald the UIAA National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting in Lagos.
The event, the association’s executives say, is meant to gather ‘Greatest UITES’ across different generations especially those living and doing business in Lagos under one roof to discuss, network, celebrate, unwind and learn from the Elders of the Association.
According to information, the reunion is scheduled for Friday, August 25 at the Island Club, situated at Island Club Road, Onikan, Lagos with a red carpet and cocktail event.
Chairman of the Lagos chapter of UIAA, Odugbemi Sina, reiterated the stated that the event will serve as an opportunity to unveil the plan to repositioning UIAA Lagos Branch to the service level established by the older generation which impacted University of Ibadan as a citadel of learning.
“It would also enable members to tap from the reservoir and wealth of knowledge of those Elder Alumnus who have contributed immensely to the association, University of Ibadan and Nigeria as a whole. It is a nite full of pot-pourri of activities, hence, we are inviting all UITES in Lagos across generations to be part of this,” he stated.
He further revealed that part of the activities lined up for the nite includes a keynote address on the theme – The Imperative of Alumni Associations in Social and Educational Development by Prof. T.G.O Gbadamosi, the unveiling of the 3D of UIAA Lagos Dream (Secretariat/House), awards and investiture into UIAA Lagos Hall of Honour, Elders Nite Out, music and comedy performance and a host of others.
The event will be anchored by Mr. Tunji Sotimirin and Gbenga Windapo.
Source: The Nation