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Ex-President Obasanjo Bags PhD in Christian Theology

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Ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo
Ex-President Obasanjo Bags PhD in Christian Theology

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

Obasanjo got his doctorate degree after a 163 minutes drill with a 6 man panel. His Thesis is titled: “Resolving the Unfinished Agenda in Liberation Theology: Leadership, Poverty and Underdevelopment in North Eastern Nigeria.”

Mr. Obasanjo, with matriculation number NOUN 146058901, submitted the thesis to his department as part of the requirements for the award of a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Christian Theology.

Members of the panel 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).

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

Mr. Mande speaking on behalf of the panel said the graduand has satisfied the requirements and thus qualified for the award of the doctorate.

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