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FUOYE To Honour Three Personalities At 2nd Convocation


The Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has revealed that three outstanding personalities, who have genuinely dedicated their lives in selfless service to humanity and the nation, will be honoured durinf the university’s 2nd Convocation ceremony.


According to the management of the institution, the three personalities include Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, 86, who saved 262 Christians that would have been killed by insurgents in Norther Nigeria; Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Felix Ajakaiye and an American Septuagenarian, Guy Garguilo, a school principal, who had dedicated over sixty years of his live teaching and moulding lives of youngsters in Akoko, Ondo State.


The one week combined convocation ceremony will commence on the 26th of August 2019 with a press briefing where the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Kayode Soremekun, will reveal all the commendable achievements in providing infrastructural and learning facilities to improve the institution’s educational standard.

Federal University Oye-Ekiti. Photo: Guardian Nigeria
Federal University Oye-Ekiti. Photo: Guardian Nigeria

The Personalities will be honoured with FUOYA’s Honorary Doctorate Awards, with PhD in Peace Studies going to Abubakar, while both Ajakaiye and Garguilo will be honoured with PhD in Public Administration respectively.


Reports reveal that the university has gained a reputation for usually rewarding sefless and exemplary service and sacrifice for national development.

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