The leadership of the National Museum of Unity, Ibadan, led by the Station Curator, Mrs. Oriyomi Pamela Otuka, made a timely and much-needed courtesy visit to the prestigious University of Ibadan, Oyo State recently.

The visit as part of the many identified roles of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), under the Director-General, Mr. Olugbile Holloway is to revive and bring positive transformation to the premier University’s museum.

The National Museum of Unity team were warmly received by the institution’s Vice-Chancellor Professor K.O Adebowale who was ably represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Aderonke Baiyeroju and other management staff, among whom are Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration) Professor P.O. Olapegba FNPA, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships) Prof. Oluyemisi A. Bamgbose SAN, Bursar, Mr. Adewuyi Popoola and several other notable staff members of the University of Ibadan.

The Station Curator, National Museum of Unity, Ibadan, Mrs. Oriyomi Pamela Otuka disclosed that the main focus of the visit and meeting centered around reviving the University Museum, which has been under-managed for some time.

“Additionally, the meeting provided a platform to discuss potential collaborations between our museum and the management of the University, particularly concerning the University Museum”, Mrs. Otuka said.

Mrs. Otuka hinted further that the National Museum of Unity team received commendable assurance from the university management during the visit.

“We are excited to announce that this collaboration will soon commence, bringing new energy and opportunities to both parties. As it is all about continued synergy, impactful productivity, and the global recognition of our collective heritage, tradition, and culture”, Mrs. Otuka concluded.


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