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News > Announcement      |      Posted: September 23, 2016 21:45:27pm GMT |      Views: 1757

Nominations are hereby invited for the ICOBA MERIT AWARDS at the 85th Founders’ Day Anniversary Celebrations coming up in February 2017.

Recommendations are to be submitted either in electronic or printed copies to the Committee on or before Monday, OCTOBER 24, 2016.


  1. The Categories to be vied for are as follow; 
    • Service to ICOBA
    • Service to Igbobi College
    • Service to the Nation
    • Professional Excellence
    • Academic Achievement
  1. The Nomination Package MUST contain the following:
    1. Letter of Nomination by a Branch, Chapter or a Set
    2. Detailed Resume and Profile of the nominee and other support documents that best support his nomination..
    3. 2 Nos. 5x7 Digital Portrait Photographs.
    4. A letter from the nominee stating that should he be deemed fit to receive the award by the National Executive Council he SHALL be present at the ceremony to receive the award as such conferment is NEVER done in absentia or through a proxy.
    5. Proof of payment by then Nominating Branch, Chapter or Set.
    6. Nominees MUST be financial members for at least three (3) consecutive years (i.e. April 2014 – March 2015, April 2015 – March 2016 and April 2016 -March 2017).
  3. All recommendations must come through Branches, Chapters and Sets except in cases where the Nominee’s Set does not meet formally. In such a case, at least three (3) members of his Set must sign the Nomination Letter.
  1. The awards are to be strongly weighted towards Service to ICOBA and the College.
  2.  There is no limit to the number of nominees that may be presented to the Committee.
  1. All nominations should be sent directly to “The Secretary General”, Igbobi College Old Boys’ Association, ICOBA House, Igbobi College Yaba, Lagos, or via e-mail secgen@icobainternational.org.

NB: It is the responsibility of every nominee and his proposers to submit all the relevant documents, which may best support his nomination and, the Committee SHALL solicit more supporting documents where required.

Nominees should ensure that all relevant documents are enclosed in one (1) envelope and addressed as ‘Nomination Package’.

Nomination packages received after 23:59 Hours on Sunday, October 23, 2016 WILL NOT receive attention.

You can download the PDF version of this document here ; http://www.icobainternational.org/media/1913510417555.pdf


OLUMUYIWA O. KINOSHI                                                                                                             YOMI BADEJO - OKUSANYA

CHAIRMAN, MERIT AWARD COMMITTEE                                                                                     ICOBA SECRETARY GENERAL