NOUN To Honour Late Dr. Adadevoh

NOUN To Honour Late Dr. Adadevoh

By News Desk | The Trent on January 16, 2015

The management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) on Thursday, January 15, 2015 announced plans to bestow late Dr. Stella Adadevoh – the medical doctor responsible for remanding Nigeria’s index Ebola case, Patrick Sawyer from leaving First Consultant Hospital, Lagos and infecting others – with a posthumous honorary Doctor of Science award as part of activities to mark the 4th convocation ceremony of the institution.

Vice Chancellor of NOUN, Professor Ado Tenebe made this known while addressing journalists at the headquarters of the university at Victoria Island, Lagos, adding that two inmates – one from Kirikiri Maximum Prison and another from Enugu – would also be handed certificates.

Tenebe also revealed the immediate past Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Abubakar will also be awarded with Honoris Causa Degree of Doctor of Letters for his contribution towards tackling insecurity.

Asides the 7,000 graduates that will be handed degrees, certificates and diplomas, the convocation ceremony will also witness a lecture titled “Open and Distance Learning and Democratic Transformation in Nigeria and will be addressed by the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Professor Godswill Obioma.



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