The immediate-past Secretary to the Government of Anambra State and the candidate of the PDP in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state, Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze, has been inducted into the honours roll of the Department of Economics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka. The honour was bestowed on him on Tuesday, at UNIZIK Main Campus, Awka, moments before the 2018 annual lecture of the department.
Obaze, a good governance advocate, public policy analyst and a former United Nation’s official was honoured for his “immense contributions to the Department, University Community, Anambra state, Nigeria and the world at large.” With this induction, Obaze joins the likes of Alhaji Ishyaku Umar, Elder Kalu U. Kalu, Owelle G.P.O. Chikelu, and Igwe Alfred Achebe as a recipient of the prestigious recognition.
Mr. Obaze was in the company of the Secretary to the Government of the Ebonyi State, Prof. Bernard Odoh, when the plaque was unveiled. He was deeply thankful for the honour and promised to contribute his quota to help the department achieve their infrastructure and learning goals. He also received an award of honour as the Guest Lecturer in the department’s 2018 Annual Lecture.