When next you want to address former President Olusegun Obasanjo, please add Dr.

Obasanjo on Friday bagged the award of Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, in Christian Theology from the National Open University, NOUN.

The former president was a student of the Department of Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts of the institution.

The panelists included: Deji Ayegboyin (Major Supervisor), Mustapha Adejoro, (Head of Department, Religious Studies, NOUN), Nebath Tanglang (School of Postgraduate Studies), Samaila Mande (Dean, Postgraduate School), Godwin Akper (Internal Supervisor and Dean, Faculty of Arts) and Cletus Gotan (External Supervisor).

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Mande, who chaired the panel, while justifying the award, said Obasanjo had put in “enough study” and “intellectual rigours” to produce his work based on diligent guide and supervision from his teachers and supervisors.

Mande speaking on behalf of the panel said the former military leader satisfied the requirements and qualified for the award of the doctorate.

He also said it is a thing of joy that the former president was one of the pioneer students to bag PhD in Christian Theology under his management.


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