Prof. Greg Ibe Receives Distinguished Fellowship Award From Institute For Humanitarian Studies & Social Development
In a grand recognition of impact and humanitarian excellence, the Institute For Humanitarian Studies and Social Development (IHSD) bestowed the prestigious title of Distinguished Fellow on Prof. Gregory Ibe, founder of Gregory University Uturu, and it’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Augustine Uwakwe.
Presiding over the event, Dr. Francis Origa, the registrar of the institute, stated that although the awards ceremony itself took place in Abuja, the institute deemed it essential to formally recognize and confer these distinguished fellows.
He highlighted that the awards were a reflection of the exceptional leadership qualities, unwavering character, and outstanding contributions that both Prof. Gregory Ibe and Prof. Augustine Uwakwe have made to the society.
He acknowledged the numerous philanthropic activities and social development initiatives undertaken by Prof. Gregory Ibe, particularly his utilization of education and the academic environment as instruments for driving and promoting development.
“Prof. Ibe’s tireless efforts have cast the southeastern region in a favourable and positive light”, He said.
Dr. Origa also extolled the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Augustine Uwakwe, for his embodiment of values such as simplicity and humility, characteristics deeply associated with humanitarians. He highlighted the Vice-Chancellor’s unwavering support and significant contributions to the university’s growth, expansion, and success, which have made him a beacon of credible leadership.
Receiving the fellowship award on behalf of himself and Ibe, the Vice chancellor expressed gratitude and overwhelming appreciation to IHSD for recognizing the university’s unwavering commitment to human development and corporate social responsibility.
He highlighted the numerous scholarships and educational opportunities prof. Ibe provided, adding that the varsity is ready and willing to partner with the institute in promoting impact and social development.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, administration, Prof. Evaristus Anyaehie, representing the university’s administration, extended a heartfelt vote of thanks to IHSD for its support and recognition of the university’s continuous efforts to society. He underscored the shared dedication to making a lasting impact in human development, a principle deeply ingrained in the values of both the Founder and the Vice-chancellor
The event was also graced by the distinguished presence of various principal officers of the University.