DELEGATES FROM INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH EXCHANGES BOARD (IREX), OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, NIGERIA VISIT THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES
Delegates from the International Research Exchanges Board (IREX), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife visited the Office of International Programmes (OIP), University of Ibadan on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, and were warmly received by the Director, Office of International Programmes, Professor Ayotola Aremu.
Among the delegates were Professor Kehinde Taiwo, Professor Sadiu Oseni, and Professor Olumakaiye M. Funke who were accompanied by Mr. Innocent Inegbe, Mr. A.J. Akinlabi, Mrs. Mary Eni Olajide and Mr. T.O. Ojedokun from the Research Management Office (RMO) University of Ibadan. Also present at the meeting were OIP staff members; Mr. Olakunle Akinbola, Mrs. Oderinde Olasunmbo, Mr. Femi Olubodun and Miss. Anuoluwapo Badmus.
The purpose of the visit was to learn from University of Ibadan's rich experience of exploring global collaborations and implementing her internationalization agenda.
The questions posed by the delegates were sufficiently answered by the Director Office of International Programmes (OIP); Professor Ayotola Aremu and followed by applause from the delegates who commended University of Ibadan for making the list of the top 500 universities in the world and for her giant strides in building a vast online brand. They also expressed their appreciation to the Director and entire staff of OIP for the warm reception.
In her response, the Director commended the delegates for taking the bold initiative to seek knowledge from others for the development of their university and wished them a fruitful experience at the University of Ibadan.
The meeting ended with a group photograph.