Budget Office Spokesman, Afolabi Olajuwon Bags Honorary Doctorate Award

The Head ,Media and Public Relations of the Office of the Budget of the Federation, Mr. Afolabi Olajuwon, has been conferred an honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration (Honoris Causa) and invested as a fellow by Chronicle Business Schools.
The conferment was bestowed on the awardees today in collaboration with Cornerstone University and Theological Seminary, Jerusalem, Israel, during the 23rd inaugural lecture, in Abuja.
Afolabi, a fellow of the Institute of Nigerian Public Relations (NIPR), was awarded the honour due to his track record in research and development in public administration spanning years across different fields of endeavour.
He also serves as a guest columnist with Spokesperson’s Digest a journal of communication professionals and a resource person at the International Institute of Journalism, Abuja, a training wing of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).
He previously served as the Secretary of the Restructuring Committee, contributing to the development and implementation of crucial reforms within the NIPR.
Speaking on behalf of the honorees, Mr. Olajuwon expressed gratitude for being found worthy of honor. He pledged not to let the school or society down, while also committing to contributing to societal knowledge.
Conferring the awards on the recipients, President of Chronicle Business School, Ambassador Dr. Godwin Nyitse, said the awardees were carefully nominated and selected based on their achievements in the dynamic realm of media and visionary leadership. They are seasoned professionals with illustrious careers.
His words: “This award is a call to duty for all leaders at all tiers of government in Nigeria. It demonstrates a new spirit of cooperation and a desire to work together to tackle the problems facing our country in a responsible, coordinated, and long-term manner.
“As President Bola Tinubu begins the task of fixing Nigeria, his relentless pursuit of excellence coupled with a passion for societal progress sets a remarkable precedent for visionary leadership.
“I would like our awardees to bear in mind that while society owes a debt to provide the resources for your development, it is your obligation to make the best use of the opportunities and uphold the legacies of true leadership, good governance, transparency, and accountability.”
The awardees are expected to use their talents to promote, teach, and contribute to the economic growth of society.
Credit: PRNigeria

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