Read How Ooni Of Ife Emerged As The New Chancellor Of University Of Nigeria

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The Ooni of Ife, Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja ll, has been confirmed as the Chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka by President Muhammadu Buhari.


A statement by the Director of Media, Ooni’s Palace, Moses Olafare, said the president made the appointment on yesterday, Thursday, February 18.

“This appointment would develop further and enable the monarch to build more bridges of friendship most especially across the Niger,” he said.

Mr. Olafare commended President Buhari for recognising the Ooni’s efforts in promoting peace, unity among Nigerians.

He noted that Ogunwusi was ready to use his influence and connections to promote unity and harmonious working relationships in the university.

” It is incontrovertible today that Ooni Ogunwusi is a bridge builder and being the youngest chancellor appointed for the only university bearing ‘Nigeria’ is worth the celebration,” he said.
The Ooni would assume office as the institution’s  Chancellor  on February 20th.

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