The University of Ibadan had her Research and Development Fair today, 5th November, 2019 at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. The theme of the event was “SOCIETAL NEED-DRIVEN RESEARCH FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT”
The DG of NACCIMA, Ambassador Olukanni chairmanned the occasion in which he gave a powerful speech on the need for research institutions to partner with the Organised Private Sector to commercialize their various researches. He thereafter cut the ribbon to officially open the exhibition and lead the dignitaries around the exhibition stands.
There were lots of important dignitaries at the event, some of who include the Group Managing Director of Odu’a Investment Company Limited, Mr. Adewale Raji and the Acting DG of DAWN Commission, Mr. Oluseye Oyeleye, Sir (Prof) S. Ibi Ajayi KSG, FNES (Prof. of Economics) to mention a few.
The NACCIMA Youth Entrepreneurs, Oyo State Chapter was also represented at the event by her Coordinator and PRO, Samuel Oluwasegun Bolaji and Christiana Olapade Ojo respectively and had lots of collaborative meetings with some of the exhibitors.
Below are some pictures taken at the event.