Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association North America Set to Hold on June 23, 2023

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Ibadan College of Medicine Alumni Association - North America (ICOMAA-NA) is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 23, 2023, at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York. The event is expected to bring together a distinguished group of attendees, including high-ranking officials from the Ibadan College of Medicine, the University College Hospital, the leadership of ICOMAA-WW, and representatives from all ICOMAA chapters worldwide.

The 2023 Distinguished Alumnus Lecturer is Dr. Kola Olofinboba – MBBS, MBA, graduating Class of 1989 from the University of Ibadan. Professor Kunle Akinboboye MBBS 1984 and Dr. Adeyinka Akinboboye BDS, DDS, MPH, FICOI, BDS1987 are sponsors of this AGM.

Hosting this AGM are the ICOMAA North America Executive Committee:

  • President | Dr. Abraham Ariyo, MBBS, FACC, MPH 1988
  • Vice President | Dr. Modupe Sokunbi, MD, FAAFP, MBBS 1982
  • Secretary General | Dr. Olatunji Akintilo, MBBS, FAAFP, MBA 1989
  • Assistant Secretary | Dr. Ayodeji Famuyide, B.Sc M.Ed, DPT, FAAO MPT, 1990
  • Financial Secretary & Treasurer | Dr. Anthony Anani MBBS, MBA, MPH 2002
  • Endowment Fund and Fundraising | Dr. Titilola Britto MBBS 1986 & Dr. Imina Nosamiefan
  • MBBS 1987
  • Public Relations Officer | Dr. Yinka Akinboboye BDS, DDS, MPH, FICOI 1987
  • Ex-Officio Member | Dr. Bisi Pearse MD MBBS 1987
  • Immediate Past President |Dr. Dolamu O. B. Sokunbi, MD FACP, FASN, MBBS 1981

A focus of the AGM will be the progress report on the ongoing construction work for the students' hostel at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan being spearheaded by ICOMAA WW. This ambitious project aims to provide a dedicated residential facility with 664 bedspaces for students, offering a conducive living environment, and fostering a sense of community.

The event will highlight the advancements made in the construction project, reflecting the dedication and collaborative efforts of all stakeholders involved. The report will provide insights into crucial aspects such as site selection, architectural design, ongoing construction updates, safety compliance, and sustainability considerations.

Furthermore, the AGM will shed light on the Alumni Hostel Fund, which is financing the construction project. Attendees will receive updates on the fundraising endeavours and the significant contributions made by the alumni community towards the realization of the hostel project.

The AGM serves as the premier annual event of ICOMAA-NA, providing an exceptional opportunity for alumni to come together, celebrate their shared experiences, and demonstrate unwavering support for their alma mater. It fosters a sense of community and allows attendees to reconnect, exchange ideas, and strengthen their commitment to the growth and development of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.

This year’s meeting is expected to be graced by esteemed dignitaries, including Professor Dipo Otolorin, ICOMAA Worldwide President; Professor Olayinka Omigbodun FAS, Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan; Professor Jesse Otegbayo, UCH Chief Medical Director; Professor Ade Fatai Adeniyi, Deputy Provost, CoMUI; Dr. Gbolahan Obajimi, ICOMAA Worldwide General Secretary; Dr. Oluyomi Sobowale, President, ICOMAA Canada; Dr. Olayiwola Ajileye, President, ICOMAA United Kingdom/Ireland; and Dr. Akinsola Akinbiyi, President, ICOMAA Australia/New Zealand.


As the AGM approaches, this event hopes to signify the commitment of ICOMAA-NA to provide enhanced facilities and support for students, while reinforcing the unity and camaraderie among alumni. It promises to be a remarkable gathering.

We look forward to seeing you.

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