UDUAGHAN BAGS DOCTORATE DEGREE
|His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, CON, Immediate Past Governor of Delta State receiving his award|
His Excellency, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, CON, the Immediate Past Governor of Delta State was earlier today conferred with a Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) in Public Administration by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) at the 50th Convocation/Golden Jubilee ceremony of the University which held today in Nsukka, Enugu State.
Dr. Uduaghan was among only three awardees in that category. The other two being the GMD of Zenith Bank Plc and an alumnus of UNN, Engr. Fubara Obioha.
The Honorary Doctorate degree of the University of Nigeria is reserved for men and women of uncommon achievements and Dr. Uduaghan was recognized for his contribution to public service and governance.
During his time as Governor of Delta State, Dr. Uduaghan was reputed for his N5m oversea scholarship given to first class graduates of Delta State and remarkable improvement in the fortunes of education as well as other sectors of the State.
Moments earlier, Dr. Uduaghan commissioned the brand new University of Nigeria Medical Centre built from the University’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The former Governor commended the Vice-Chancellor for the initiative and advised other tertiary institutions to emulate UNN.