As part of the activities to mark its 26th Convocation ceremony, the Lagos State University will confer honorary doctorate degree on Lagos first class traditional ruler, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, the Elegushi of Ikate kingdom.
Speaking at a press conference to announce programmes for the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello stated that Oba Elegushi, amongst other eminent Nigerians, are being honoured for their contribution to the development of the university and humanity in general, through various initiatives and interventions.
Prof. Ibiyemi stated that the university is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and there couldn’t have bernca more auspicious time to honour individuals who have contributed to the developemnt of the institution, making it a foremost institution for learning and development.
Other honourees slated for the June 22nd event; include former Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, former Lagos deputy-governor, Adejoke Orelope and Senior Pastor of the Mountain of Fire Ministries, Dr. Kayode Olukoya.
Lagos State University, established in 1983, is the state-owned university, offering degree awarding courses to thousands of students from different parts of the world.