Mr. Femi Otedola has donated the finished Block A of a multi-billion-naira faculty of engineering complex to Augustine University, Ilara, Epe, Lagos State,
The billionaire businessman and philanthropist, who is the Chancellor of the institution, handed over the edifice to the school at the inauguration and handover ceremony held yesterday, Feb. 22, in the presence of his mother and inspirer of the project, Lady Doja Otedola; Proprietor of the institution and Archbishop of the Metropolitan Sea of Lagos, Archbishop Adewale Martins, amongst other dignitaries.
Otedola also laid the foundation stone for phase 2 of the faculty complex, which he promised would be completed in not more than two years.
The engineering faculty building has been named after Lady Doja Otedola in appreciation of her passion towards the betterment of the university and its students.
Speaking during the occasion, Femi Otedola said he made the commitment to donate one building of the engineering faculty to the school in March 2018, but later increased his commitment to the engineering complex to N2 billion, during his mother’s 90th birthday celebration.
He added that his dream was to support Augustine University to become the number one centre of excellence in Africa for the study of various disciplines of engineering.