He said he was, therefore, delighted to be decorated as a UI@75 Ambassador.
He noted that UI has a rich reservoir of alumni that can be relied upon to help in the development of the University.
Mr Lamin said the government can no longer be left alone to fund public universities. He stated that UI alumni must give back to the institution of which they are all proud.
He said the Alumni must ensure that UI maintains its pride of place as the premier university in Nigeria.
He pledged to assist the University on its thematic projects which he said are timely and very relevant. He said the scholarship scheme would help identify talents while infrastructure needed to be upgraded.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kayode O. Adebowale, mni, FAS, said the University of Ibadan, having identified the pedigree and trajectory of achievements of its alumni decided to reach out to them to help the University continue on the trail of excellence which it has blazed in the 75 years of its existence.