About us


The Igbinedion Education Centre was founded by Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion (The Esama of Benin Kingdom) and Lady Cherry Igbinedion The foundation stone of the Igbinedion Education Centre was laid on 15th June 1990 by His Majesty Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa CFR, The Oba of Benin Special Guest of Honour Rear Admiral Augustus Aikhomu Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Chairman of the opening Ceremony Colonel Jonathan Tunde Ogbeha Bendel State Military Governor (As he then was) The Royal Visitor to Igbinedion Education Centre His Royal Highness, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, The Alaafin of Oyo, LLD, CFR. When we completed the buildings of this Education Centre, we said, 'Our only dream is that all the studemts who will be admitted to our schools will strive for "Excellence".' We said 'Let them hold high for all to see those fundamentals upon which this great nation Nigeria is built and which have sustained it through the years-law, order, truth, freedom, justice, integrity, decency, honesty and courage.'