Onu Bags ABSU’S Honorary Doctoral Degree


A chieftain of the All Progressives Party (APC) and the first civilian Governor of the old Abia State, Dr. OgbonnayaOnu, has bagged an honorary doctorate at Abia State University (ABSU). He was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration. Conferring the award, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. ChibuzorOgbuagu, said it was a well-deserved honor consideringOnu’s dedication and wealth of experience in public service. Also, an e-library built in Umuahia for the Abia State University by the state government has been named after Onu. Expressing gratitude to the university community for finding him worthy of the prestigious honorary degree, Onu said: “I feel very happy that Abia State University was able to organise a special convocation, the third of its kind in the history of the university. The first was when they received Gen. Babangida and second was when they received President Obasanjo and now this is the third. I feel very grateful to the university and all the loving people of Abia State for this great honour”.

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