Prince Ned Nwoko, renowned international lawyer and philanthropist, will on Friday 26th through Saturday 27th April 2019, be presented with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree (Honoris Causa) by the Nigeria’s foremost academic institution, Federal University of Petroleum, FUPRE, Effurun, Delta State.
According to a statement from Ned Media Directorate, which was made available to cshowcasenews.com, Prince Nwoko will be receiving the prestigious honour with some eminent Nigerians for his outstanding contributions to social progress and human capital development in Nigeria.
A nomination letter dated 15th April 2019, signed by the Vice chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum, Effurun, Professor A. O. Akii Ibhobode said Prince Nwoko was nominated for his pedigree of philanthropy, service and integrity.
Professor Ibhodode said the University was convinced that Prince Ned Nwoko had evolved enduring legacies that would inspire the new generation to pursue their goals for the greatness of society.
The FUPRE honour is the second of such outstanding awards to be bestowed on Prince Ned Nwoko having received Doctorate in letters D.Litt .( Honoris Causa) from the Commonwealth University Belize ,North America in 1995.