UI Alumni Give Arase Award of Excellence ...Says he is humble by recognition -prays that Government Should Stablize University Education in Nigeria

Nov 27, 2023 - 15:57
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UI Alumni Give Arase Award of Excellence ...Says he is humble by recognition -prays that Government Should Stablize University Education in Nigeria

By Adetokunbo FAKEYE 

Nigeria - The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, a retired Inspector General of Police has been honoured by the Alumni of the University of Ibadan with an award of excellence, an honour for distinguished Alumni of the University. 


The award, as stated by PSC spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani, was presented to him today, Monday, November 27th 2023 in his office by the President of  the University's Alumni, Prof. Gabriel Nyityo who was accompanied on the visit by Prof Elsie Adewoye and Mr. Hyacinth  Kyaagba, Past Presidents of the Association. 


The delegation, he said, decided to present the award to the PSC Chairman in his office since other pressing official engagements could not allow him attend the awards ceremony held last week in Lagos.


Dr. Arase while receiving the award said, he is humbled by the recognition noting that the award is very dear to him. He opined that training  in Strategic Studies gave him the fertile mind and critical skills that prepared and defined his career paths.


The PSC Chairman prayed that Government will have the enablement to see through University  Education in Nigeria so that the nation's University will have a stable academic calendar and for parents to be able to predict when their children/wards can enter and exit the University. 


Earlier, the President of the Alumni, Prof Nyityo  said the award on Dr. Arase was in perpetual appreciation  for "postively projecting the image of our University".


The PSC Chairman later presented a book "Readings on Election  Security Management" edited by him to the delegation.

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