The vice president lauded  the Emir of Ilorin, who he said, had demonstrated competence in  the judicial profession these past years. "Dr Ekwueme had a distinguished career, not only as an architect, but as a public servant for his country where he championed the same values held by this University. Postgraduate research & PhD opportunities, Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management, Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, Strathclyde Executive Education & Development, Student Experience & Enhancement Services, University commemorates former Vice-President of Nigeria. Ezekwesili pledges equality among Nigerians if elected. Sharing the good news about the birth of the baby boy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo mentioned that he is … He became the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria in 1979 and championed socio-economic development and proposed a regional power-sharing arrangement that remains central to the country’s stability today. "This is not surprising, as Dr Ekwueme himself benefited from scholarships: he attended King's College, Lagos on a Government Scholarship and thereafter, the University of Washington, Seattle on a Fulbright Scholarship. READ our Privacy-policy and cookie policy. A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. This is an inspiration to all Nigerians that the values of the University can instil in us valuable leadership qualities here and beyond.”. 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Recall that in March 2018, Damilola Osinbajo tied the knot with the son of Nigeria’s billionaire business Woman Hajia Bola Shagaya at the presidential villa in Abuja. Recall that in March 2018, Damilola Osinbajo tied the knot with the son of Nigeria’s billionaire business Woman Hajia Bola Shagaya at the presidential villa in Abuja. He is elected alongside the President in national elections. © 2020 - Within Nigeria. "University of Strathclyde alumni is a global community and the University is keen to recognise the alumni contributions to society no matter where they reside or come from.”, Bronze Athena Swan awards for Education and Humanities, Quilts for pancreatic cancer patients – and research, Two Strathclyde academics awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships, Strathclyde Professors on international chemistry Power List for second year, LiFi Research and Development Centre moves to Strathclyde. Thus Osinbajo became the Vice President-elect of Nigeria. They were both sworn in on 29 May 2015. After almost 3 years of getting married, Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo’s daughter, Damilola has welcomed her first child with husband. The event was followed by a Nigerian lunch and a networking event hosted by the Strathclyde Nigerian Society. In his words; “All glory to GOD! The £5,000 commemorative scholarship in his name was also recognised, and the family were introduced to the first recipient of the scholarship, Olugbenga Fashina. My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning! A distinguished architect, Dr Ekwueme obtained his PhD in Architecture from Strathclyde in 1978. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site.