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CU Shines Again, Bags Three Diplomatic Awards

Nigeria's best private University, Covenant, continues to make waves and break the glass ceilings in the development of Education in Developing Countries as she bagged three outstanding diplomatic awards for 'Philanthropy in Education,' 'Excellence in Education Policy Development' and 'Integration of Technology in Education,' at the just concluded NgEducators International Model United Nations (NgIMUN) Conference in Enugu, Nigeria.

 The Diplomatic Council of the NgIMUN and the United Nations Representatives, who organised the Conference under the auspices of the Enugu State Ministry of Education, noted that the prestigious awards are worthy recognitions of Covenant University's contributions to ending the global education crisis, and they have placed the University as a Platinum Partner in the Diplomatic Academy. 

They also stated that Covenant was the only Nigerian University to win three awards at the event, adding that all Nigerian Universities were assessed using carefully selected parameters according to International Best Practices by independent bodies before arriving at the decisions.

 The representative of the Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor Abiodun H. Adebayo, at the event, Dr Felix Chidozie, the Head of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, received the awards on behalf of the University.

 Reacting to the recognition awards, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adebayo, appreciated God and noted the ceaseless support of the University's Board of Regents led by the Chancellor and Chair, Dr. David O. Oyedepo, which has kept the University soaring.

  The Conference, themed "Development of Education in Developing Countries", attracted Enugu State Executive Governor, His Excellency Barr. (Dr.) Peter Ndubuisi Mba and his Executive Council members, NgIMUN Diplomats, UN Representatives, multilateral players, key industry experts, professionals and dignitaries from various sectors of the global economy.

 The Conference keynote speaker was Emeritus Professor Chinedu Ositadimma Nebo (former Nigeria Minister of Power; former Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Pioneer Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Oye Ekiti; and the current Vice Chancellor, University On the Niger, Anambra State). Members of the panel of discussants were the Honourable Commissioner for Education of Enugu State, Professor Ndubueze L. Mbah; NgIMUN President, Ambassador (Dr.) Tivlumun Innocent Ahure; the Leader of the UN Delegation of Congo Brazzaville, Ambassador Valentine Mberi; and Dr Felix Chidozie of Covenant University.

 The Conference served as a platform for insightful discussion on international perspectives regarding education development in developing countries. With a global vision, delegates at the Conference unanimously probed the challenges confronting education in developing countries and sought innovative solutions and collaborative approaches to the problems.






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