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Achebe, Offor, Kingibe bag doctorate degrees at UNIZIK’s 13th convocation

Achebe, Offor, Kingibe bag doctorate degrees at UNIZIK’s 13th convocation - offor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, kingibe, doctorate degrees, azikiwe university awka, Achebe, 13th convocation

By Gabriel Chy Alonta

The , Awka, Anambra state,  has conferred honorary degrees to three distinguished Nigerians, for their positive impacts in the society.

They are, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka , (Obi of Onitsha); Chief Sir Emeka and Ambassador Babagana .

The vice chancellor of the university, Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku, in his address, congratulated the recipients, while urging them to continue to be true ambassadors of the institution.

The vice chancellor, who thanked the federal government for its support to the university, also praised the staff and students of the institution for their continued cooperation and support.

Also in his address, the chancellor of the university, His Majesty, Da Jacob Gyang Buba, felicitated with , and on their conferment, stating that the honour was well deserved.

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Buba also tasked the other students that graduated from the university to use the knowledge, skill and value they have acquired from the university to make a difference in any chosen endeavours.

While commending the vice chancellor for a praiseworthy administration, he added, “Your administration has moved the university tremendously forward in all facets; academic, infrastructural and administration”.

On his part, the pro chancellor of the university, Alhaji Azeez Oladotun Bello, hailed the graduands, stating that their many years of academic toil has yielded rich dividends. He commended parents and guardians, who have borne the financial burden and other responsibilities to see their wards through the university education.

In his response on behalf of others conferred with the honorary , Babagana Kingibe, commended the university for its excellence in every area of education.

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Orient Education reports that over 7,500 students were conferred with first degrees and higher degrees during the of , Awka, for the 2017/2018 academic year.

The will be the last in the administration of Ahaneku as he would be vacating office on 3rd June, 2019.

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