The University of Benin Alumni Association (UBAA) has presented an award of excellence to the Medical Director of Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Benin City, Dr. Imafidon Osama Agbonile in recognition of his leadership role in the practice of psychiatry in Nigeria.
The award ceremony held on Saturday 28th January 2023 at Bar House, Nigerian Bar Association on Sapele Road, Benin City. Dr. Agbonile expressed his gratitude for the award and thanked the Alumni Association for the recognition. He noted that many of the doctors at Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Benin City who are making the institution proud were also product of the University of Benin.
The event was attended by many dignitaries from all works of life, including the representatives of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Prof. Lilian Salami; Chief of Staff to Edo State Governor, Hon. Osaigbovo Iyoha; members of the Alumni Association, and members of the public. The prestigious award was presented by the former Chairman of the Alumni Association of the University of Benin who extolled the virtues of Dr. Agbonile for his commitment to excellence in the field of psychiatry in Nigeria.
By Favour O. Usiobaifo