Nigerian female celebrated Politician/ former AMAC Chairman, Princess Vivian Anazodo on Saturday bagged doctorate degree in International Relations from University of Abuja.
Over the weekend, University of Abuja held its 23rd Convocation Ceremony which
Twenty four persons bagged first class degree and Nine hundred and eighty two people also graduated with Second Class Upper degree, 2,498 Second Class Lower and 1, 085 got Third Class.
Dr. Hon. Princess Vivian Anazodo
The serial master degree holder, Princess Anazodo was among those that are awarded doctorate degrees at the ceremony after donkey years of studying at the university, their doctorate degrees pursuit came to a pass, thanks to the out-going Vice-chancellor of the University, Professor Michael Adikwu and the management team.
Speaking to the press after receiving they have been passed out in celebration of this her another academic achievement, she says,” There is so much joy in my heart, the labour of four years has come to pass today. It’s just not by my power, it’s just God’s grace. I am grateful to God. I will continue to be grateful to him.
I have been here for a long time. I did my Masters in Public Administration here, Masters in International Relations and Diplomacy and Masters in Philosophy here, now I have gotten Doctorate Degree in International Relations too”.
Speaking on the quality of education being impacted by the institution, Dr. Anazodo, described the school and the lecturers as one of the best Government established tertiary institution in the country with good lecturers.
She went further to commend p the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Adikwu whom she described as a ‘God sent’ to the University, thanking him for the remarkable innovations he brought to the institand and, promised to intensified efforts towards expanding her philanthropic base to the benefit of her department as a way of giving back.
She says, ” I pray that God will keep me alive and give me opportunity to come back to this school and do something for my department. I don’t know what it will be for now, so that the younger ones will benefit from what I have benefited from there”.
The university also awarded
honorary doctorate degree of Business Administration to Architect Amaechi Chiedu Ndili and Doctor of Letters to Barrister Salamatu Hussaini, CEO of Alkahli Foundation. The Emir of Zazzau and Chancellor of the university, Dr Shehu Idris, congratulated the graduands, saying, ‘‘you must deploy the knowledge acquired here in the most rewarding manner not just for yourself but for the benefit of society.
Dr. Hon.Princess Anazodo, is definitely determined to get as many achievements as possible in one lifetime and this recent achievement of hers proves this to be true.
Pamela Ogwata reports.