THE MAIDEN South-West Nigeria  Education Award event recently held at the University of Ibadan. Obafemi Awolowo University, IIe Ife, was  the most outstanding public University in the geopolitical Zone, beating UI to clinch the prize.


The outstanding lecturers, polytechnic,state  and private universities were; announced at the event.

Among the winners of the outstanding lectures award at he event, which was; organized by Excellent of Agriculture, OAU, Prof Durotoluwa Oyedele, The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Oyedele.

The Dupty Vice-Chancellor Federal University of Oye-Ekiti, Prof Abayomi Fasina and Drtomi Alade of the University of Lagos.


While Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was; named as one of the pillars of education in the Zone, The Redeemer University, Ede in Osun State, won the most outstanding private university award.

The leader of EMG, Honey Olawale said the award was; meant to address some of the vices involving lectures and students in the tertiary institutions; and to raise awareness about the need for wealthy individuals in the society to contribute; to the growth of education in the area.

He said, The south-west Nigeria  Education Award is all about honouring and appreciating those who have been working hard in the education sector.

In all 41 awardees were; honoured for the year’s event in south-west.