250 researchers in social sciences, humanities to converge on UI  

No fewer than 250 researchers in the social sciences and humanities from across the world are to converge on the University of Ibadan for to the maiden edition of the Annual Ibadan International Social Science Conference.

This was made known in a statement by the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ibadan, Professor Ezebunwa Nwokocha, 

Prof. Nwokocha stated that  the researchers are to come from the United States of America, South Africa and universities across the country to provide evidence-based solutions arising from their researches on the problems confronting Nigeria’s development. 

He added that the opening ceremony of the conference will come up Tuesday 5 March, 2024 and will feature a keynote address by a trustee, Social Science Academy of Nigeria, Professor Lai Erinosho, while the lead paper presenter is Professor Augustine Okereke, who was the immediate past senior vice president and provost, Medger Event College, City University of New York, United States of America.

Prof. Nwokocha stated that University of Ibadan Social Sciences had played critical roles in the formulation of policies and guiding the government on the right policies to adopt.