July 25, 2024

ARASE HONOURED WITH AWARD OF EXCELLENCE BY UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN ALUMNI

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ARASE HONOURED WITH AWARD OF EXCELLENCE BY UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN ALUMNI.

..Says He Is Humbled By The Recognition.

By Benson Ewedafe

Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, 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 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.

According to Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press And Public Relations in a press statemrnt issued to newsmen revealed that, “The delegation 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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