Benue Governor Applauds Prof. Aliegba's Educational Impact at Nasarawa State University's Landmark Lecture

Discover how Governor Alia of Benue State extolled Professor Aliegba's pivotal impact on educational growth during Nasarawa State University's 37th inaugural lecture. The event emphasized the critical role of education, research, and academic excellence in Nigeria's developmental trajectory.

Governor's Praise for Prof. Aliegba's Educational Contributions at Nasarawa State University's Inaugural Lecture.

The 37th inaugural lecture at Nasarawa State University, Keffi, became a platform for Governor Hyacinth Iormem Alia of Benue State to laud Professor Eugene Aliegba as a pivotal figure in Nigeria's educational advancement. Represented by Deputy Governor Barrister Sam Ode, Governor Alia commended Prof. Aliegba's substantial role in fostering moral and academic growth. Speaking on the theme "The Developmental State And Industrialization In Nigeria: Lessons From South Korea," Governor Alia emphasized the crucial nature of research for societal progress.

Acknowledging the academic strides of Nasarawa State University, Governor Alia expressed his administration's commitment to leveraging Prof. Aliegba's extensive experience to enhance the educational sector in Benue State. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Dr. George Akume, represented by Dr. John Tsuwa, aligned the lecture theme with President Bola Tinubu's renewed hope agenda.

Professor Aliegba, a Political Economy and Development Studies expert, advocated for strategic appointments in critical sectors to yield optimal results, criticizing political underperformance and urging a shift in Nigeria's democratic approach. He emphasized the necessity of technical education for industrial growth.

Gov Alia lauds Prof Aliegba, as NSUK holds 37th inaugural lecture - Tribune  Online

Noteworthy voices at the event included Senator Gabriel Suswam, who praised Prof. Aliegba's contributions during their time working together in Benue State. The former senator urged upcoming lecturers to emulate Aliegba's commitment to academic excellence.

Professor Suleiman Bala, Vice Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, expressed gratitude to attendees, highlighting Aliegba's influence in establishing a Center for European Studies at the university. Dignitaries, including members of the Benue State Executive Council, university vice-chancellors, and political figures, attended the lecture, reflecting its significance in the academic and political spheres.

The event celebrated Prof. Aliegba's academic prowess and his significant contributions to both education and moral development in Nigeria, emphasizing the need for a change in attitude towards education and governance for the nation's progress.

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