May 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - May 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am
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The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye PhD, FAS on behalf of the University Senate, invites all staff, students and the general public to the 2021 Annual Research Summit of Igbinedion University, Okada scheduled for Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th May, 2021 at the University’s Main Library Conference Hall, Main Campus, Okada by 10am daily both physically and virtually via Zoom.

Theme: “Impact of Covid-19 on Research and Development” would feature special presentations on:

• Macro-Economics and Development: Implications in Research Development
• Climate Change and Environment
• Science, Technology and Innovation and
• Disaster Management: National Strategy in New Normal.
The event which holds under the distinguished Chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor would feature Prof. Oyewale Tomori, Chairman Nigeria Expert Review Committee on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization and former Vice-Chancellor Redeemers University who is the Special Guest of Honor. The keynote address would be delivered by Dr. Kasirim Nwuke, Managing Partner, Misirak Associates (Policy Research Firm) and Former Chief, Green Economy, Technologies and Innovation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

The Lead Speakers include:
• Professor Jerome Afeikhena, Special Adviser to the Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission, and International Consultant, Food and Agricultural Organization

• Mervin Azeta, Delivery Manager, Business Line Product and Services, Surface and Midstream Production Systems, Schlumberger, Nigeria.

• Prof. Prince Chinedu Mmom, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port-Harcourt and Immediate Past Director, Centre for Disaster Risk Management and Development Studies, Uniport.


All guests are enjoined to wear face masks as all the NCDC safety protocols will be strictly enforced.

Friday Benji Bakare Esq.


May 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am
May 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am
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Igbinedion University, Okada
IUO Okada
Okada, Nigeria