Buratai Arrives Ibadan To Deliver UIAA Lecture On National Security Tomorrow



Former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Amb. Lt. General Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd), CFR, who arrived Ibadan Airport in company of eminent personalities today is expected to deliver a lecture on “National Security” in Nigeria at the University of Ibadan, UI tomorrow.


He would be the Guest Speaker at the University of Ibadan Alumni Association (UIAA), Worldwide, 2023 2nd Stanza National Public Service Lecture.

Lt. General Buratai, the immediate past Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Benin will be presenting paper on Public Service entitled, “the Imperatives for National Security in Nigeria” on Friday, 3rd of November 2023, at Dame Okowa Auditorium, University of Ibadan.

The Chairman of the UIAA 2023 Lecture Series Organizing Committee, Engineer Prof. Sarah Akintola, told newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo State, that the lecture will be a gathering of who-is-who in Nigeria.

Akintola, a Professor of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Ibadan noted that the Lecture Committee was very excited that the retired soldier turned diplomat would be the Guest Speaker of the UIAA 2nd Stanza National Public Service Lecture.

While expressing confidence of the UIAA Worldwide 2023 Lecture Organizing Committee in Buratai’s ability to do justice to the lecture theme: “PUBLIC SERVICE AND THE IMPERATIVE FOR NATIONAL SECURITY IN NIGERIA”, Prof. Akintola noted that General Buratai (Rtd) is a man with verse experience in public service and security and Nigerians all over the world are waiting to tap from his versed knowledge tomorrow as there will be Zoom Link for those that could not physically attend.


She called on UItes and Nigerians especially security personnel to attend the lecture adding that it would be an avenue to drink from Ambassador Lt. General Buratai’s huge reservoir of knowledge and fountain of wisdom.

NewsView online gathered that the UIAA Worldwide leadership lecture which is scheduled to hold at the Dame Edith Okowa auditorium, Dr Michael Omolayole Alumni Complex of the University of Ibadan will be attended by dignitaries from all walks of life including Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Sir Mike Okiro (PhD), CFR former Inspector-General of Police of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba (Dr) Hammed Oyelude Makama CON, Tegbosun III, amongst others.

Guests are expected to be seated by 3:30pm, before the arrival of the Special Guest of Honour, Governor Seyi Makinde, top government functionaries, captain of industries, traditional rulers, clergymen, academicians and other notable Nigerians.