ABSU To Confer Honorary Doctorate Degree On Wike,Ozekhome Others



The Vice Chancellor of Abia State University Uturu,Prof Onyemachi Ogbulu has disclosed that Governor Nyesom Wike of River State, would be conferred with honorary Doctorate Degree during the institution’s 29th Convocation Ceremony slated for Friday this week.

Barr. Nyesom Wike

Others to be conferred with honorary degrees by the Institution alongside Governor Wike include; renowned lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), African’s Billionaire business woman and philanthropist,Mrs Folurunsho Alakija,Chief Reginald Stanley and Chief Aigboji Aig-Imoukhuade among others.

Chief Mike Ozekhome SAN

Prof Ogbulu who disclosed this during the 29th Pre-Convocation press briefing at the conference hall of his office said the event will also feature the conferment of first degrees, higher degrees, professor Emeritus of the millennium Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Ogwo .E. Ogwo.

Mrs Folurunsho Alakija


According to Prof Ogbulu the choice of the notable personalities was not for any monetary gains rather for their achievements in various endeavors and contributions to humanity and national development.


He further disclosed that the convocation ceremony would equally feature the commissioning of projects by the Governor of the state and Visitor to the Institution,Dr Okezie Ikpeazu.


Prof Ogbulu while congratulating graduands and awardees,revealed that a total of 3,724 students of the University would be graduating, adding that a total number of 19 students made first class honours.


Prof Onyemachi Maxwell Ogbulu

He used the opportunity to thank Governor Ikpeazu “for deploying human and material resources to curb the incessant menace of kidnapping along the Okigwe-Uturu road which for a while hitherto gave negative image to the university”.




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