Igbinedion names teaching hospital after Chris Oyakhilome
Chancellor of Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO), Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, at the weekend renamed Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital after Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, founder of LoveWorld Ministries.
The teaching hospital, according to Igbinedion, will now be known and called Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Teaching Hospital.
The chancellor, during the 20th convocation ceremony of the institution’s 2021/2022 academic session held in Okada, Benin, also conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree on Oyakhilome for his contributions to humanity and development.
In addition to the honorary doctorate degree, the Chancellor donated a parcel of land to LoveWorld Ministries.
In his response, Oyakhilome thanked Igbinedion and the entire university management for the honour and kind gesture.
Earlier, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, said the institution was celebrating 23 years of academic excellence and two decades track record of timely graduation and unbroken convocation.
Ezemonye noted that the university has so far graduated over 16, 000 undergraduates and postgraduate students since inception.