Igbinedion gifts Oyakhilome land, renames hospital after him

Chris Oyakhilome

Founder of LoveWorld Ministries Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has been honoured by the chancellor of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State Gabriel Igbinedion.

The chancellor renamed Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital after Oyakhilome, stating that the hospital would now be called Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Teaching Hospital.

Igbinedion announced the naming during the convocation ceremony of the institution’s 2021/2022 academic session held in Okada.

He also conferred a honorary doctor of science degree on Oyakhilome for his contributions to humanity and development.

In addition to the degree, the chancellor donated a parcel of land to LoveWorld Ministries.

Oyakhilome, an indigene of Edo State, thanked the chancellor and the university management for the honour and kind gesture.

Vice-chancellor of the university Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye said that 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 had so far turned out more than 16, 000 graduates and postgraduate students since inception.