Ghanaian University Confers Honourary Degree on Governor Adeleke

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Valley View University, Accra, Ghana, has conferred Honorary Doctorate degree on the Osun State Governor , Senator Ademola Adeleke.

The university which is a Seventh Day Adventist university also invited the Governor as a convocation guest speaker with the theme: Imparting Excellence, Integrity and Service: Nurturing Ethical Leaders in Changing World for which the Governor called on leaders to sustain good governance to safe democracy in Africa.

According to The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor William Koomsion the honour was due to his track records of deliverying good governance to the people.

Professor Koomsion said the university reviewed the Governor’s antecedent as a businessman and former Senator alongside his ethical leadership since assuming the governorship of Osun state, Nigeria to arrive at its decision.

Accepting the conferment, Governor Adeleke reiterated the importance of good governance for democracy, stating that the doctorate degree is a testimony to his administration’s unbending desire to take Osun to new heights.

In his convocation speech as a guest speaker, the Governor decried increasing erosion of democratic culture due to non-commitment of many leaders to good governance.

The Governor, who said leaders face the challenge of balancing questions of excellence and integrity in public service, affirmed that leaders must play according to the rule and avoid unethical activities.

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