It was awards galore for the corporate Covenant University and the person of the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Charlse Ayo, as the Centre for Democratic Governance in Africa (CDGA), bombarded them with plaques of honour in the conference room of the Senate building yesterday.
According to the Director –General of the centre, Dr. Dafe, the Covenant University was adjudged winner of the best private university in Nigeria award while the Vice Chancellor made the best VC of private university in Nigeria for the year 2014 after rigorous dispassionate and elaborate research by the board of the which even combed beyond the usual scope of the centre.
He noted that the era in which parents insisted on sending their children abroad for studies was over when there is a highly reliable institution like Covenant Univerrsity here at our nose in Nigeria.
He enjoined the university management to continue with the good work of training and producing first rated graduates who can compete with their counterparts anywhere in the world.
Responding, the Vice- Chancellor, Prof. Charlse Ayo, said that the institution was focused on its vision of being one of the best ten in the world pretty soon, given its 1 of 10 in 2022.