The UBTH Management Team and The Occupational Therapy Board led by The CMD Prof. M. O. Ibadin on Thursday 13th
January, 2017, paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor, Prof. F. F. O. Orumwense. The purpose of the visit was to solicit his approval for the implementation of Occupational Therapy as a Bachelor’s
Degree Programme in the University of Benin. The group informed the Vice Chancellor that at the moment, only Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife offers Occupational Therapy in Nigeria at the degree level. The President of the Association, CMD of UBTH and other notable members of the team poured encomiums on the Vice Chancellor in anticipation of his kind facilitation of their request. The Vice Chancellor, in his response, promised to look at the request and work out modalities to meet their demands.