GIPAA Releases Programme of Events for Conference


Towards the forthcoming Great Ife Faculty of Pharmacy Alumni Association (GIPAA) GIPAA convention, the Conference Planning Committee has released the programme of events as follows:

GIPA Convention 2018
Pharm. Adebayo Temenu, former executive secretary, NAIP; Sir Ifeanyi Atueyi, managing director, Pharmanews Ltd; Chief Bunmi Olaopa, chairman, the Great Ife Faculty of Pharmacy Alumni Association (GIPA); and Pharm. Lekan Asuni, managing director, Lefas Pharmaceuticals, at the planning meeting for the convention.

Day 3: Thursday, 24th May 2018

Opening Ceremony / Keynote Address

GIPAA Chairman opening address-Chief Bunmi Olaopa

Keynote address speaker:  Prof Fola Tayo.

Pro-Chancellor & Chairman,

Governing Council, Caleb University, Imota, Nigeria

@ Faculty of Pharmacy Building   10.00am – 12pm

Tea Break            12.00 – 1.00pm

Symposium        1.00 – 3.00pm


Local Sourcing of Pharmaceutical Raw Materials

Prof. (Mrs) Oluwatoyin Odeku

Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

Local Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals:

Pharm. Olakunle Ekundayo

Group Managing Director, Drug field Pharmaceuticals Limited

Studies Validate Antidiabetic, Antihypertensive Properties of Hungry Rice

Challenges of Pharmaceutical Marketing in Nigeria

Pharm. Nnamdi  Okafor

Managing Director/ CEO; May & Baker Nigeria Plc

Availability and Affordability of Quality Pharmaceuticals

Pharm. Matthew O. Azoji

MD/CEO: CHAN Medi-Pharm Ltd/Gte

Walk against Drug Abuse  4pm


Day 4 Friday, 25th May: Alumni Day 1

Commissioning/Unveiling of Alumni Projects    9 – 10am

Class Sets and GIPAA Meetings                 10am – 1pm

All Alumni AGM 11.00am – 1.30pm

Jumat Service    1.30 – 3.00pm

Novelty Match 4.00 – 5.00pm

Faculty Dinner and Global Award Ceremony

@Faculty Hall                  6.00 – 9.00pm


Day 5 Saturday, 26th May 2018: Alumni Day 2

Alumni interactions  10.00 – 11.00am

City Tour              11.00am

Moderna Begins Trial of Omicron-Specific Vaccine Booster

Early Departure


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