The Mountain Top University, Ogun State has said the Honorary Doctorate Degree to be conferred on its Founder and General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr Daniel Olukoya, by the Lagos State University, Ojo, is a well-deserved honour.
Olukoya will be conferred with the honorary degree on Thursday, June 22, 2023.
Vice-Chancellor, Mountain Top University, Ogun State, Prof. Elijah Ayolabi, in a statement on Wednesday, said it was in recognition of Olukoya’s contribution to Higher Education.
It read, “The Governing Council, Senate, Management, staff, and students of Mountain Top University congratulate our Founder & Chancellor, Dr Daniel Kolawole Olukoya (Professor of Biotechnology), on the occasion of your special recognition and conferment of the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Genetics and Biotechnology) by the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State, today, Thursday, June 22, 2023.
“Sir, this well-deserved honour speaks volumes of your commitment, support, and contribution to the advancement of Higher Education in Nigeria and the World at large.”
A statement by LASU during the convocation press conference revealed that “We shall be conferring Honorary Doctorate Degrees and an Appreciation Award on eight eminent Nigerians who have made valuable contributions to the development of our University and the nation at large.”
Others to be conferred with the honorary doctorate alongside Olukoya tomorrow are the wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Claudiana Sanwo-Olu, former Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, Oba Alayeluwa Ademola Elegushi, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Chief of Staff to President of Nigeria, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, Oba Suleiman Ashade and Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire.