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Igbinedion varsity to absorb students from Ukraine – Official

The Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with two Ukrainian universities to absorb students displaced by the ongoing conflict with Russia.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Lawrence Ezemonye, disclosed this in Okada on Tuesday in his welcome address at a lecture to celebrate the 88th birthday of Gabriel Igbinedion, the founder of the university.

Ukraine’s protracted war with Russia has ground to a halt, academic activities across the country, resulting in many international students fleeing the war and seeking for pastures new.