The University of Ibadan is indisputably one of the very best universities in Nigeria and West Africa at large, and there’s a certain prestige that comes with being a bonafide student of this great institution. From late heroes to living legends, the University of Ibadan has produced great women and men that our history will never ignore nor be quick to forget.

Even to date, this great institution still keeps producing great gems that are relevant academically as well as in other spheres of influence. These individuals have so honed their gifts and talents that they have gained maximum recognition in the community of the University of Ibadan and are known popularly by all.

Yes, we have put together a list of the 10 most popular students at the University of Ibadan. You have probably heard their names before, you have probably not. In either case, this post is for you as it features details about these people ranging from their full names, department, levels, contributions to the university, amongst others.

In no particular order, here are the most popular students in the great citadel of learning, University of Ibadan.

10. Akinwusi Ifeoluwa (IFEBLACK)

Akinwusi Ifeoluwa, also known as Ifeblack, is a 300 level student of the department of Computer Science. He is the current Vice Hall Chair of Nnamdi Azikiwe Hall. He was awarded the Most Versatile Student by the Student Union (Team Integration 19/20). He has served in various capacities such as: AGS, Faculty of Science Students Association(FASSA) UI Chapter (20/21 session); Head of Social Media Publicity, Jaw War 2021, amongst others.

Ifeblack is an active member of the school politics and an activist.

9. Olalekan Michael Ajibola (OMA OUR PRO)

70% of Uites have his name saved as OMA OUR PRO.

Olalekan Michael Ajibola, popularly known as OMA, is a 300 level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan. He is a student leader and his passion for politics prompted him to contest in the last SU elections and he emerged as the PRO with a great number of votes from Uites.

8. Georgeana Reuben

Georgeana Reuben is a 400 level student of the department of Early Childhood Education, Faculty of education. She is a child activist, student leader and public speaker. She founded the Right the Right Initiative in June 2020, a child advocacy group geared towards reaching out to children in the society. She functions in the capacity of a student leader in the University of Ibadan as the current NUESSA President, the association of all students of the Faculty of Education. She has also participated in several public speaking events, one of which includes the JAW WAR, where she represents her hall of residence, Obafemi Awolowo Hall, as a speaker.

7. Oluseye Oluwaseun (Active Don)

Oluseye Oluwaseun, popularly known as Active Don, is a 300 level student of the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Ibadan. He is known for his relentless effort in the distribution of updates about the school for staylites, freshers and even prospective students.

In the last session, he contested in the Faculty of Arts election, for the position of the Public Relating Officer (PRO) and won.
Active Don is the present PRO of the Association of Faculty of Arts Students (AFAS).

6. Aweda Bolaji Damilola (OLOYE)

Aweda Bolaji Damilola, popularly known as Oloye, is a 300 level student of the Department of Veterinary medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan. He is a former PRO of Lord Tedder hall.

He is also the current Vice President of Tedder hall Literary and Debating Society and Director of publicity; JCIN-UI. Oloye is the Co-Founder of Campusnews UI, a popular medium of news dissemination in the University of Ibadan.

5. Olumide Omotayo Sunday (Senator Olumighty)

Olumide Omotayo Sunday, popularly known as Senator Olumighty, is a 200 level student of Political Science, University of Ibadan. He is a media influencer on campus and he is quite popular in the school as he gathers and broadcast important information to the general public.

OLUMIGHTY won the “Freshest fresher award” at the Student Union level at the beginning of the 2020/2021 session. He also won the Class Governor Of The Year at his faculty level(2020/2021).

4. Zainab Oluotanmi

Zainab Oluotanmi, popularly known as ZAINAB, is a 400 level student of the department of Geography, University of Ibadan. She became very popular when she contested for the position of SU Vice President position (2021/2022) which she won with a lot of votes in her favour.

She is politically inclined, which made her have a lot of supporters during the election. Zainab Oluotanmi is the present Vice President of the Students Union Government of the University.

3. Adedigba Toluwalade Ademola (MC TWINKLE)

Adedigba Toluwalade Ademola, popularly known as MC TWINKLE, is a 400 level student of the department of THEATRE ARTS, University of Ibadan. He is a media influencer, comedian and a Master of Ceremony of most events, both in the school and outside.

TWINKLE is known for his active participation in school social activities. He is more like the most popular MC/Hypeman in the school and a good one at that!

2. Oladeji Oluwaseun Richard

Oladeji Oluwaseun Richard is popularly known as RICHARD. He is a student of the department of Sociology, University of Ibadan. He is the former House Secretary of the Students Union (2020/2021). He is known for his active participation in school politics. He is on the list of candidates that contested for the SU President position (2021/2022). He sprung from the hall of Great Men, Ransome Kuti Hall.

1. Adewole Adeyinka (MASCOT)

Adewole Adeyinka, popularly known as MASCOT, is a student of Veterinary medicine, at the University of Ibadan. He is the current President of the Students Union. His rise to fame was just like a great coming. He became very popular in the school when he contested for the post of SU President(2021/2022), which he won, eventually.

MASCOT is an activist, a politically inclined individual. He sprung from Kenneth Mellanby Hall, the Premier Hall of residence in the University.

Did I miss anyone? Notify me in the comments box!