Following the passing away of the Univerity’s Vice Chancellor, an erudite scholar, Professor Samuel Olabanji Aje, the University community joins family, and friends globally to bid him farewell.
On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, the University held a well-attended candlelight procession led by Hon. Dr. Bode Ayorinde, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council of the University. The event began at the Vice Chancellor Quadrangle and the participants moved through major streets on campus, spanning about an hour. It was indeed a mark of honour to the departed Professor and appreciation of meritorious service to the University and humanity.
Highlights of the 3-day event are as follows:
WEDNESDAY, 25TH JANUARY, 2023
Ajagbue Cultural Dance in Owo: 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Candlelight Procession at Achievers University, Owo: 6:00PM
THURSDAY, 26TH JANUARY, 2023
Lying-in-State at Ido-Ani: -9:00AM – 12:00Noon
Lying-in-State/Commendation Service at Achievers University, Owo: 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Lying-in-State at Family House, 6, Olurogho Street, Owo: 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Christian Wake at Family House: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
FRIDAY, 27TH JANUARY, 2023
Funeral Service @ St. Andrew Cathedral, Owo – 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Interment at the Church’s Cemetery after the church service.
Reception follows immediately at Mydas Hotel, Owo-Ikare Road.