A former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the Vice Chancellor, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Professor Edward Olanipekun, were among prominent individuals that were honoured in Cameroon recently.

The duo were presented with different awards to mark the 6th convocation ceremony of The ICT University, Yaounde, Cameroon. The ICT University in Yaounde is one of the campuses of The ICT University Foundation in the United States of America.

At the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of The ICT University, Yaounde, Cameroon, Rev. Professor Anyambod Emmanuel Anya, described Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as “Africa’s foremost son who has shaped the political, economic, social and cultural landscape of the continent for over five decades”.

Also, while presenting the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to the Vice Chancellor of Ekiti State University, the Vice Chancellor of The ICT University, Yaounde, described Professor Edward Olanipekun as an “accomplished international scholar”. He remarked that the award was presented to the EKSU Vice Chancellor “in recognition of his immense contributions to the development of higher education”.

The Vice Chancellor, Ekiti State University, Professor Edward Olanipekun thanked the Council, Senate and Management of The ICT University for the honour and promised that he would continue to contribute to the development of education in Nigeria and beyond.

Bode Olofinmuagun,
Head, Directorate of Information & Corporate Affairs.

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