Connect with us

EDUCATION

UNIZIK Appoints United Nigeria Airlines Chaiman as Visiting Professor

Published

on

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK or NAU), Awka, Anambra State, has appointed the Chairman of United Nigeria Airlines, Obiora Okonkwo, as the Visiting Professor of entrepreneurship, ANAMBRA PEOPLE reports.

Mr. Okonkwo made this known in a statement issued in Lagos on Monday.

Advertisement

He noted that his appointment was conveyed in a letter dated 21 July with reference number NAU/A/R/P/G.02 signed by the university’s registrar, Philomena Okoye.

Ms Okoye said that Mr Okonkwo’s role would include “teaching, student’s supervision and research” as well as undertake other “academic related services as the department/faculty/university shall assign” to him.

Recall that the University of Abuja Business School (UABS) had in April 2022 also appointed Mr Okonkwo as a Professor of Business Studies of the university.

Advertisement

Mr Okonkwo, who holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Political Science (with distinction), from the Russian Academy of Science, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Moscow, will execute the appointments on a pro bono basis.

He earned a Master of Science Degree in Economics, also, with distinction, from the Russian Peoples Friendship University, Moscow, and a First Class degree in Economics from the Russian Peoples Friendship University, also, in Moscow.

A successful businessman, Mr Okonkwo started out at Onitsha where he had his primary and secondary education which he combined with trading at the Onitsha Main Market.

Advertisement

He also holds a Professional Fellowship Doctorate from the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria and a Fellowship from the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators and Mediators of Nigeria.

He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (FNIPR) and the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (FCE).

  • NAN

Daily News Reporters

Advertisement

DISCLAIMER: Opinions and articles are solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers of Daily News Reporters.

ADVERT/PUBLICATION: Reach the right people at the right time with Daily News Reporters. Try and advertise any kind of your business to users online today. Kindly call or WhatsApp us for your advert or publication on +2348037097936

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Trending