20th April, 2014
The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, Oyo state will on Wednesday 23 April invest former governor of Lagos State and National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu with the position of the Chancellor of the University.
Bola Tinubu will on the same day be awarded the D.Sc (Honoris Causa) in Management Sciences by the institution.
The Convocation and Investiture award and lecture will take place in the SIFAX Lecture Theatre within the premises of the University in Ogbomoso starting from 11 a.m on Wednesday April 23rd, 2014. It will be the 11th special convocation ceremony of the University.
The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Robert Michael Franklin, President Emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He will speak on “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education for Nigeria, Africa and the Diaspora.”
For many years, Dr. Robert worked closely with faculty, students, other leading universities and major philanthropic organizations to accelerate STEM education and economic development. He served as a program officer at the Ford Foundation when several distinguished Nigeria scholars and leaders came to the foundation to discuss and plan for the Nigeria’s future.