The President of Believers LoveWorld, Reverend Chris Oyakhilome Ph.D, was conferred with Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) at his Alma Mater – The Ambrose Alli University (A.A.U.), Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria at a special convocation ceremony.
The auspicious occasion in honor of the Man of God held at the LoveWorld Multipurpose Auditorium in A.A.U, which incidentally was donated to the institution by Pastor Chris. Hosting the event was the Vice-Chancellor of the University – Professor Mrs. Cordelia Agbebaku, Pro-Chancellor – HRH (Prof.) Gregory Akenzua, other top officials and students of the great University, along with the Deputy Governor of Edo State, the Governor of Ebonyi State in Nigeria – H.E. Deacon Dave Umahi, Ex-Governors, and several top political leaders and dignitaries from different parts of Nigeria. The members of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of Believers’ LoveWorld also graced the occasion.
The Zonal Director of the Believers LoveWorld Campus Ministry in the zone where the campus falls spoke from the venue of the event in the video below:
Preceding the Investiture Ceremony, the BLW President commissioned 95 solar-powered street lights on 10 streets of the campus, donated by the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation. The foundation had also earlier provided thousands of students with free solar reading lamps. Watch the video below f the street lights commissioning:
A student testified to the effects of the Solar Lights that were earlier distributed to them, and Pastor Chris also spoke about his motivation for this project in the video below:
At the climax of the Investiture Ceremony held yesterday at the Ambrose Alli University, Pastor Chris was regally conferred the honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc) and dressed in the ceremonial robe and hat by the Deputy Vice-Chancellors of his Alma Mater. It was a worthy honor to a true icon of our time; the auditorium was quickly filled with rejoicing on the momentous occasion.
Speaking on his conferment, Rev. (Dr.) Chris Oyakhilome expressed his profound appreciation to the University for the honor, promising to do everything he can to be of help to the institution.
A video from the event below:
The Vice Chancellor of the University in her speech said: “This is a special convocation ceremony for a rare, special and unbeatable gem,” Shedding some light on the personality of the honoree at the Conferment Ceremony of Rev. (Dr.) Chris Oyakhilome, great speeches were rendered by the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Chancellor, the University Orator of the Ambrose Alli University – Professor I. A. Okoduwa, and several other prominent individuals in Nigerian politics and academia. See some of them in the video below:
The inspiring addresses and testimonials were interjected with incessant applause and rejoicing from all attendees in celebration of a global icon of true success. The inference was unanimous as all the speakers at the illustrious
occasion testified of the excellence, distinction, philanthropy, influence and unparalleled personality of the honoree, Rev. (Dr.) Chris Oyakhilome.
View galleries of pictures from the event below:
Street Lights Commissioning Ceremony:
The Investiture Ceremony: