Wikimedia User Group Nigeria/Planning Wikimedia Fan Club, University of Ibadan (UI)

The Wikimedia Fan Club- University of Ibadan(UI) Chapter shall be a group of students with the main purpose of contributing to Wikimedia and her related projects. This club shall domicile at the institution and run by the students with coordination from Wikimedia UG Nigeria (WUGN). This club will seek to promote Wikimedia project among the students through the execution of projects and training as a way of exposing the students to the movement.

The success of this project will primarily be to raise young Wikimedians among bonafide students of UI and also to promote our local languages on wikipedia. It will also help to integrate Wikimedia into the school curriculum.

We aim to achieve this by hosting several projects and events such as: edit-a-thons, GLAMs, Wikipedia Education programs and related projects, which aim to promote Wikimedia projects in the institution. The club will plan Wikimedian Ambassador program that rotate among the student on yearly basis. The selected person shall be the face of Wikimedian in the schoool


  • To promote the use of Wikimedia projects by among the students of UI
  • To help students in UI learn how to contribute to Wikimedia projects
  • To organize in-person gatherings of Wikimedians in UI

Proposed ActivitiesEdit

  • Organizing Edit-a-thons for Wikipedia, Wikisource, and Wikidata in Nigeria
  • Promote editing of Nigeria-related content on Wikimedia projects
  • Wikipedia Campus Ambassadors
  • Open Street Maps Editing
  • Wikimedia In Residence (WIR)

List of Interested Students for the proposed clubEdit

  • ODEDERE , Ayokunle
  • Adedeji, Adeola Faith
  • Kolayemi, Olumuyiwa
  • Talabi, Opeoluwa
  • Jonathan Faith
  • SalihuSalihuTyabo
  • Makinde, Olayinka
  • Akanni, Oluwashola
  • Ibironke, Busola
  • Olugbenga Morayo
  • Ayeni, Paula
  • Daropale, Olajumoke
  • Olagunju, Kayode
  • Ayeni, Paul Tosin
  • Ogbuigwe, Hadassah
  • Akinola, Tolulope
  • Olaosebikan, Segun
  • Davies, Oyindamola
  • Egboka, Nzube
  • Onwuka, Chizoba

List of officers for the proposed Wikimedia Fan Club, University of Ibadan (UI) and their proposed designationsEdit

  • ODEDERE Ayokunle, President
  • Adedeji Adeola Faith, Vice-President
  • Kolayemi Olumuyiwa,Secretary
  • Ayeni Paul Tosin, Treasurer

Staff AdviserEdit

  • Professor Kunle Adigun

Coordinating Team (WUGN)Edit