The Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will lead other eminent personalities across the nation to deliver the 9th public lecture in commemoration of the 68th-anniversary celebration of Sigma Club, the University of Ibadan which is the oldest surviving Students’ Organization in Sub-Saharan Africa.
With Osinbajo as the Guest speaker, The Sigma Chief, Loyalist Valentinus Igbonekwu in a press release said the anniversary is open to all scholars, University students and the general public.
He, however, disclosed that the 9th edition of the Sigma public lecture is going to be centred on the importance of youth empowerment to national development with the topic as: “Developing the Nation Through Youth Empowerment” scheduled to hold on Saturday, 27th October 2018 at the International Conference Centre (ICC), University of Ibadan by 11am.
He further stressed that as the club is deeply committed and passionate about national development, the public lecture will offer the opportunities to x-ray, through deep intellectual discourse, the benefits of youth empowerment to national development as well as opportunities available for the actualization.
Other Past speakers at the Sigma Public Lecture over the years include; Professor Pat Utomi (Lagos Business School and Executive Director at Pan-African University), Otunba Gbenga Daniel (Former Governor of Ogun State), Mr. Tayo Aderinokun (Former CEO/MD GT Bank PLC), Dr. Adesola Adeduntan (GMD/CEO First Bank of Nigeria Ltd and Subsidiaries), Professor Biodun Jeyifo (Professor of African and African American Studies and Comparative Literature at Harvard University, USA, Mr. Victor Famuyibo (Former Executive Director of Nigerian Breweries).