Ibaland Monarch  To Be Enthroned As Pro-Chancellor Of Atiba University 

Daud Olatunji

In an unprecedented confluence of academic, cultural, and traditional significance, Atiba University in Oyo, Nigeria, is set to witness a momentous event on the 24th of November, 2023.

 The distinguished Oba Prof. Adekunle Adeogun-Okunoye, Oyedeji11, revered as the Eburu of Ibaland, will be officially installed as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the rapidly expanding Atiba University.

The grand investiture will coincide with the university’s inaugural convocation, a ceremony of double significance that will take place at the University Main Hall at 9 am. 

Eminent personalities, both nationally and internationally, ranging from seasoned academics to friends, family, and admirers, will converge in Oyo town to honor the exceptional achievements and invaluable contributions of Oba Prof. Adekunle Adeogun-Okunoye, Oyedeji11.

This prestigious appointment stands as a testament to Oba Adekunle Adeogun-Okunoye’s monumental strides in the educational sector, particularly his remarkable dedication to the growth and development of Information Communication Technology, his specialty. 

Moreover, his impactful endeavors in rural integration and development have significantly influenced and transformed various communities. 

Notably, his brainchild, the Eburu Cultural Renaissance, has emerged as a pivotal force, unifying esteemed academics, media personalities, revered traditional rulers, and culture enthusiasts in rekindling the rich tapestry of Yoruba Culture and Tradition.

Central to this revival is the innovative use of Oriki Yoruba as a potent tool for cultural resurgence.

The convergence of academic excellence, cultural revival, and traditional honor during the Atiba University convocation promises to mark an extraordinary chapter in Nigeria’s educational and cultural landscape.

 The investiture of Oba Prof. Adekunle Adeogun-Okunoye, Oyedeji11, stands as a testament to his multifaceted contributions and unwavering dedication to educational advancement and cultural preservation.


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