Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State and four other eminent Nigerians will be conferred with Honorary Doctorate degrees by the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, on September 17 during the 22nd Convocation of the institution.

In a letter to the Governor by the Commandant, Major-General Emeka Onwuamaegbu, NDA listed the other honorees as Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad III, Sultan of Sokoto; Prof. Jibril Aminu, former Education Minister and Senator; Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and General Owoye Azazi (rtd), National Security Adviser.

According to the letter, Governor Akpabio and the others would be honoured because they had distingui-shed themselves in “various fields of human endeavour and contributed to the growth of our dear country.”

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