Atiku Donates Building, Bus To University Of Ibadan
SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, (THEWILL) - Following a request by the University of Ibadan, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pledged to build a fully furnished, two hundred-seat lecture theatre for the Department of Political Science at the institution.
According to a statement released by Atiku's media office, the new facility is to be built at the university’s new campus at Ajibode and is to be christened "Atiku Abubakar Lecture Theatre."
The former Vice President also accepted requests from the acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka and the Dean, Social Sciences, Professor A. Yagboyaju, to give the university a bus as well as the renovation of the already run-down lecture theatre of the faculty of Social Sciences
In making the commitments, Atiku said his greatest passion at the moment is education, promising that he would continue to promote it all over Nigeria, the statement added.
He invited the University of Ibadan, the country’s oldest university to accept an invitation for exchange programme with the American University of Nigeria, Yola which Atiku founded.
The former Vice President was at the University to deliver a lecture entitled "Thoughts on Internal Democracy in Nigerian Political Parties," as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Political Science.