The Dominican University (DU), Ibadan, Oyo State is set to raise funds for the construction of the University’s Faculty of Social Science building.
Mrs Emmanuella Otiono, the Chairperson, Planning Committee, explained that the event would be done virtually. She disclosed that Dominican University would be graduating its pioneer students this year.
She explained that funds generated from the fundraising would be judiciously used for the construction of the Social Science Faculty building on the university’s permanent site at the Omotosho Campus, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State
“Distinguished Nigerians with passion for good education have been invited to grace the event and support the university as a way to support the formation of a new generation of future leaders that will pass through the university”, Otiono said.
The University grew out of Dominican Institute, which was affiliated to the University of Ibadan in 1993. The Dominican University was granted a provincial licence by Nigeria Universities’ Commission in November 2016 and began academic activities in October 2017.
“The university was granted a full statutory licence on June 10, 2020. The Dominican University is set to change the face of university education in Nigeria”, she explained.