Soludo support groups institute award for UNIZIK, COOU best graduating students

TO commemorate Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo’s 60th birthday anniversary, the All Soludo Support Groups have instituted an endowment for an annual award to the best graduating student in the Department of Economics at both Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, respectively.

Both institutions received a cheque for N500,000 each for the endowment which will run for a period of five years..

While presenting the cheque at the respective offices of the vice chancellors of both institutions, the Birthday Planning Committee chairman, Chief Jude Emecheta, remarked that the groups set out to promote the values of Professor Soludo through the endowment.

He expressed optimism that the gesture would go a long way in promoting academic excellence in Anambra State.

The committee’s secretary, Dr Nelson Omenugha, noted that the idea is to promote hard work and competition among students, aimed at producing great scholars that will contribute to the growth and development of the society.

Receiving the cheque in their various offices, the vice chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Professor Charles Esimone; and that of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Professor Greg Nwakobi, appreciated the group for the gesture.

 

YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

$3.313bn Chinese Loans: Nigeria Pays $461m, Still Owes $3.12bn
DESPITE paying the sum of $461.89million (about 13.4 per cent ) of the $3.313billion debt (Chinese loans) owed the Peoples Republic of China, the outstanding (Chinese loans) against Nigeria is still $3.12billion (about 94 per cent), a document from the Debt Management Office has revealed…

$500m Loan: Review All Foreign Loan Agreements, PDD Tells NASS
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to begin a review of all agreements in foreign loans entered into by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government…

MONDAY LINES: ‘Mamman Daura Seeks Competence’
Leader of the ‘unseen’ persons ruling us, Alhaji Mamman Daura, spoke last week. He said enough of turn-by-turn presidency for Nigeria. He decreed that North-South rotation of the presidency of Nigeria should be dead; from 2023, the most competent among contenders would be put in the Presidential Villa…

Pastor Olukoya, Awolowo And Eternal Life
There is a viral audio online in which the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), Pastor Daniel Olukoya, suggested that Papa, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, “did not fulfill his destiny” of becoming the president of Nigeria because he “never surrendered his life to Jesus till he…

Order Buhari To Publish Details Of Govt Loans Since 2015, SERAP Tasks Court
THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammadu Buhari to “publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including the interest rate, the total amount of debts so far incurred by this…

NDIC To Revoke Licences Of 37 Weak Microfinance Banks
THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), is set to revoke licences of 37 microfinance banks (MFBs), due to their inability to meet necessary regulatory conditions…

You might also like
Comments

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More