Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, has taken the advantage of the on-going promotional examination for the staff of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) currently taking place at the university and extended advocacy of open and distance learning.
The Deputy Corps Marshall (DCM) of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs O.I. Ewhrudjapor, has visited the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, and expressed her readiness to secure admission for one of the programmes in the university.
The Society for Peace, Conflict and Practice on Wednesday conferred its fellowship on the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu.
Making the conferment at the end of the group's 12th International Conference and Annual General Meeting held at the NOUN headquarters in Abuja, Prof. Isaac Oluwole, a member of its Board of Trustees, stated in his goodwill message that all the society required from the vice-chancellor was his willingness to contribute to the peace of the country.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu was one of the 24 distinguished Nigerians who received the fellowship award of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) to recognise their distinct hallmarks in promoting a peaceful Nigeria.
Other awardees include the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Ambassador Fatima Sa’ad Abubakar, University of Maiduguri Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Rev. Fr. Innocent Tyomlia Jooji, Prof. Rufa’I Ahmed Alkali, Ambassador Paddy Njoku, among others.
Today, a former President of Nigeria, Dr Olusegun Obasanjo, was at the Abeokuta, Ogun state study centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to start work as a students facilitator.
He met with two final-year undergraduate students of Christian Theology assigned to him by the university for supervision.
The Pen-on-Paper (PoP) examination of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has commenced on Monday, July 2nd across the 78 study centres of the university.
Reports from Regional Media Officers in the six geo-political regions had it that the exercise, which will last for three weeks, started on a sound footing, with zero glitches across the centres.