By Obeten Godfrey
The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba will on Saturday, the 12th of May, 2018 be honored with a Honorary Doctorate Degree at the 31st Convocation Ceremony of the University of Calabar, a statement from the Varsity states.
The former Senate Leader will be conferred with Doctor of Laws, (Honoris Causa) for his immense contributions to the development of the society and the nation at large.
This was contained in a press release which was made available to CrossRiverWatch. The release read in parts:
“Recall, Sir that the 31st Convocation ceremony of the University of Calabar earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2018 was postponed due to the National strike action embarked upon by the three Non-Teaching Staff Unions of Federal Universities.
“Recall also that the Senate of the University had approved your nomination for the conferment of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) on you.
“The University Council, Senate, and indeed the entire academic community would gladly appreciate your presence at the occasion.” The statement read.
Other personalities to to be honoured at the event are the Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress; Asiwaju (Sen) Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Barr. Muhammad Sani Haliru Kitoro IV, Emir of Borgu Kingdom (Niger State), as well as Late Chief Michael Archibong who will be honoured with a post humous award.
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