Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
(aau) aau Ekpoma 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 .
What does the logo of AAU symbolize?
Motto: Knowledge for Advancement
The overall design projects Ambrose Alli University as a citadel of knowlege were the search for truth and academic excellence will be pursued towards the advancement of man and his culture.
The BOOK stands for Knowledge and Research.
The CAP for Glory and Academic Excellence
The ADA and EBEN represent the Culture of Edo as well as Academic Authority.
The IVORY TUSK symbolizes Honour and Integrity deriving from Knowledge.
The SKY-BLUE represents the search for knowledge and truth.
RED stands for Academic strength and vigour
The SHIELD embodies the concept of knowledge as an armour against ignorance.