Getting a VC for Ibadan Varsity: The Ugly Politics – OpEd by Dr Reuben Abati

Getting a VC for Ibadan Varsity: The Ugly Politics - OpEd by Dr Reuben Abati

Established in 1948 as a campus of the University College, London, somewhere around Eleiyele in Ibadan, the University of Ibadan as it later became known when it assumed an independent status in 1962, has the history of Nigeria, its greatness and challenges written into every grain of sand, every piece of grass, every sound in its chambers, the minutest echo in its premises so much that any encounter with the University of Ibadan is an encounter with a piece of history. It is Nigeria’s first university. It has produced some…

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