The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan Professor Kayode Adebowale has commended the Ex-University of Ibadan Footballers Association for always remembering the Premier University.
The Don made the statement when the Executives and Board of Trustee members of the Association visited him in his office, as part of the activities to mark the annual Reunion program of the Association which is in its 9th edition.
The VC who personally received the Team along some principal officers of the school , was delighted and expressed his Joy at receiving the team and was deeply grateful for the contributions of the Association to their Alma mater.
He specifically, appealed to the Association to assist the University , by bringing financial, structural development in Sports facilities and global connections to the institution.
In addition, the VC, acknowledged the past support from the Ex-University of Ibadan Footballers Association (EXUIFA) and looked forward to them linking with the Alumni Directorate for diaspora integration.
The VC was gifted with Customized Jersey and the Golden Trophy by the Association.
The Réunion was rounded up with a football match among the members and dinner later in the evening.
The Association presented customized jerseys and balls to the University team preparing for WAUG and NUGA games. The gifts were received by the University’s Director of Sports, Mr Kehinde Enyiomo.
The President of the Association Edwin Evbie was full of appreciation to all members for making the program a success, while promising a better outing in 2024.