The 9th Annual Doyin Mahmoud Lecture organised by the Department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, in honour of the pioneer Head of the Department, the late Mr. Doyin Mahmoud, holds this Thursday (July 12, 2018).

This year's lecture, to be delivered by the Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Premium Times Newspaper, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi, who is also an associate of the late veteran journalist, is themed “Digital Marketing and the Future of  Traditional Media”.  

The event, which will hold at the University Auditorium by 10.00a.m, will be chaired by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, while the Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, Dr. R. G Jimoh, will be the Chief  Host.

A major highlight of this year's Lecture is the conferment of award on two former Vice-Chancellors of the University, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede and Prof. S. O. Amali, for their immense contributions towards the conception, birth and nurturing of the Department of Mass Communication. 

The annual public lecture will also feature the launch of The Lens, a training magazine produced by the students of the Department.

Members of the University community and the general public are cordially invited.