The Vice-Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu Prof Augustine Uwakwe has been conferred with the Pan-African Leadership Award Gregory UniversityPan African Youth Organisation, Initiative for Positive Influence on African Youth.
Speaking when a delegation from Initiative for Positive Influence on African Youth paid him official visit to confer the award, Prof. Uwakwe appreciated the group for their diligence in seeking out the University in its remote location for recognition.He stated that the University has achieved great strides within a short period of existence, in the areas of curriculum expansion, student explosion and massive infrastructural development.
Earlier in his speech, the Country Representative of the organisation, Evans Odera, revealed that the Vice Chancellor was selected for the award because of his hardwork,which has subsequently become manifest in the giant strides achieved Gregory Universitythe institution in record time. He stated that these achievements singled out Prof Uwakwe as an exemplary role model for Nigerian youths.
Since assuming office as Vice Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu,Prof Uwakwe has received several awards including the Nelson Mandela Leadership Award.
Top management staff of the university were present during the visit.