Ambrose Alli University

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Ambrose Alli University
Former names
Bendel State University, Edo State University
MottoKnowledge for Advancement
Established1981 by Ambrose Folorunsho Alli
Vice-ChancellorProf. Igantius Onimawo[1]
Location, ,
6°44′41″N 6°05′04″E / 6.744634°N 6.084552°E / 6.744634; 6.084552Coordinates: 6°44′41″N 6°05′04″E / 6.744634°N 6.084552°E / 6.744634; 6.084552

Ambrose Alli University is a university in Nigeria established in 1981. It was established by the then governor of Bendel State (now Edo and Delta States), Professor Ambrose Folorunsho Alli (1979–1983). First known as Bendel State University, then Edo State University, it was later changed to its present name in commemoration of Professor Ambrose Folorunso Alli.

The current Vice Chancellor is Prof. Ignatius Onimawo[2]


  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Art
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Environmental Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • College of Medicine[3]



  1. ^ [1], Retrieved 26 September 2016
  2. ^ "VC tasks NAFDAC on safe food, beverages - The Nation Nigeria". The Nation Nigeria. 2017-04-04. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  3. ^ "Approved List of Courses Offered in Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma - Schoolings". Schoolings. 2017-07-13. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  4. ^ "Omawumi: Bottom Belle Diva". National Daily. 1 December 2012. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2014.

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