Renowned Scholar, Msgr. Prof. Obiora, Ike Delivers Keynote Address as Chairman of ESUT 19th Convocation Lectures

Enugu, Nigeria – November 16, 2023

In a momentous gathering at the Amadeo Event Centre in Enugu, the 19th Convocation Lectures of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) witnessed the distinguished presence of Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike as the Chairman of the event. The lecture series, a prelude to the upcoming 19th Convocation Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, 18th November 2023, drew notable figures from academia, politics, and the general public.

The invitation extended to Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Aloysius-Michaels Okolie, was met with an affirmative response. The event unfolded on Thursday, 16th November 2023, at the prestigious Amadeo Event Centre, located beside Elim Plaza on Ebeano Tunnel Crossing Road, Enugu, commencing at 11:00 am.

The distinguished Guest Lecturer for the occasion was His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio CON, the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, whose insights enriched the discourse on critical issues facing the nation.

Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike, a highly respected scholar and clergyman, delivered a captivating keynote address, underscoring the significance of education in shaping the future of Nigeria. His erudite perspectives resonated with the audience, comprising students, faculty members, government officials, and other esteemed guests.

In his address, Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike touched upon the role of educational institutions in fostering innovation, addressing societal challenges, and moulding well-rounded individuals equipped to contribute meaningfully to the progress of the nation.

The event provided a platform for intellectual exchange, promoting the values of education and knowledge dissemination. As the Chairman of the 19th Convocation Lectures, Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike’s presence added a unique and distinguished touch to the occasion, reinforcing the commitment of ESUT to academic excellence and societal development.

The 19th Convocation Ceremony on Saturday is anticipated to be a grand culmination of the university’s dedication to nurturing the next generation of leaders and thinkers. The university community expresses gratitude to Msgr. Prof. Obiora Ike for gracing the event with his wisdom and leadership.

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