UNILAG Hosts National Hymn Festival 2022

The J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium was a convergence of hymns and spiritual songs as the University of Lagos played host to the maiden edition of the National Hymn Festival on Saturday, November 26, 2022.

The Hymn Festival with the theme: “The Church is One” was organised by the UNILAG Festival of Carol Committee in conjunction with the National Hymn Organisers.
it featured a choral competition, guest artiste performances and award presentations to:

  1. Prof. Folasade Tolulope Ogunsola, FAS (Vice-Chancellor, UNILAG)
  2. Prof. Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS (immediate past Vice-Chancellor, UNILAG)
  3. His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa (Governor of Delta State)
  4. Mrs. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu (First Lady of Lagos State)
  5. Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo (Group Managing Director, FBN Holdings Plc.)

National Hymn Festival 2022 was convened by Gospel reggae artiste and former lecturer of the University of Lagos, Buchi Atuonwu with the aim of bringing back hymn singing to churches and homes as well as unite churches.

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