School Anthems: UNIBEN VS ABU

Below are the lyrics of school Anthems for both institution on learning.

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) 

“Our school now we proclaim

From hills and valleys we have come,

To draw from the stream of knowledge

Our duty is to succeed,

in learning

and in service

Excellent is our goal,

Ahmadu Bello University,

Here our dreams we shall achieve.


We give thanks to the almighty Allah

In him we derive our strength

We dutifully shall abide

By the ways of good learning

North to south

East to west

Your name shall always resound,

Ahmadu Bello University

A citadel for learning.


University Of Benin (UNIBEN) 

All over the wide world,

Our fruitful works unfurl;

What we sow’d with joy and pride

With good our common goal

One heart and voice for all,

We need the purpose clarion call.

Refrain: All rise might UNIBEN

     Robed in your purple and gold

Clar in your fertile green hem

Knowledge for service untold.

Between blue sky and red soil

Excellent hardwork endure

We groom man adu nation

In spirit of unibest pure

Come through our opened gate

We’re fair play and merit dictator.

Refrian: Arise might UNIBEN…


God bless this our noble school

As we bid peace to reign

May we here no cause to mourn

But rejoice in gain achieve

We hope for place man will



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