No less than 15 renowned Nigerians have received honorary doctorates from Prowess University in Delaware, USA.
On Saturday, the event was held at the University of Ibadan Conference Centre in Ibadan.
The 15 notable Nigerians were chosen from all areas of life for their services to humanity.
Professor Eze Nwauba, African Representative, Prowess University, noted during the occasion that the award recipients were chosen for their accomplishments in their respective professions.
Nwauba, who was represented by Dr Olusegun Oyedele, senior Lecturer, Management Sciences Department, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, emphasized in his brief remarks that the university is fully accredited for the provision of excellent education to admission seekers.
Dennis Imafidon, founder of Apex Schools in Ile Ife, received a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management, while Pastor Folashade Olayiwole of the United Kingdom received a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Care Management.
While others include Oil and gas expert, Dr Catherine Sanni -Osharode bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Oil and Gas Management, Finance expert, Dr Bashorun Olanrewaju bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Dr Titilope Kuku-Oke bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Law; Chief Ernest Ugo Eso, Doctor of Philosophy in Financial Management; Dr Sherifat Akintunde bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Humanitarian Services; Dr Kenechukwu Nwangwu bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship and business management, an insurance expert, Dr Obu Rita bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Management; Dr Yusuf Shosan bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Dr Adekunle Akintola bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Business administration, Dr Daniels Abubakar bagged Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Dr Afolabi White, Doctor of Philosophy in Strategic Management
In their separate speeches, the university’s Southwest Coordinators, Dr Kazeem Akande and Dr Omotayo Adegunju, commended the recipients and asked them to continue to contribute to education and the humanities.