Former President Obasanjo Finally Bags A PhD In Christian Theology After 2 Hours Drill

Nigeria’ former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, who was pictured few days ago defending his PhD thesis at National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Abeokuta Study Centre, Ogun State, has finally bagged his PhD in Christian Theology.

Olusegun Obasanjo got his doctorate degree after 163 minutes drill with a 6 – man panel which includes; Prof. Deji Ayegboyin (Major Supervisor), Dr. Mustapha Raheem Adejoro,( Head of Department, Religious Studies,NOUN), Prof. Nebath Tanglang(School of Postgraduate Studies, NOUN), Dr. Samaila Mande(Dean, Postgraduate School,NOUN), Prof. Godwin Akper (Internal Supervisor and Dean, Faculty of Arts,NOUN) and Prof. Cletus Gotan(External Supervisor).

The former President whose PhD Thesis is titled “Resolving the Unfinished Agenda in Liberation Theology: Leadership, Poverty and Underdevelopment in North Eastern Nigeria”, said “enough study” and “intellectual rigours” was put in to produce his work based on diligent guide and supervision from his teachers and supervisors, when asked why he should be awarded a PhD degree of the institution.

Dr. Mande who expressed how happy he was to have the former President as one of the pioneer students to bag PhD in Christian Theology under his management, said Obasanjo had satisfied the requirements and thus qualified for the award of Doctor of Philosophy degree in Christian Theology of NOUN.

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