Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday bagged Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Christian Theology from National Open University, NOUN.
Obasanjo was awarded the degree at the institution’s Study Centre in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital after he defended his thesis, titled: “Resolving the Unfinished Agenda in Liberation Theology: Leadership, Poverty and Underdevelopment in North Eastern Nigeria,” before a six – man panel.
The panelists include: Prof. Deji Ayegboyin(Major Supervisor), Dr. Mustapha Raheem Adejoro,( Head of Department, Religious Studies,NOUN), Prof. Nebath Tanglang(School of Postgraduate Studies, NOUN), Dr. Samaila Mande(Dean, Postgraduate School,NOUN), Prof. Godwin Akper (Internal Supervisor and Dean, Faculty of Arts,NOUN) and Prof. Cletus Gotan(External Supervisor).
The ex- President’s matriculation number reads NOU 146058901. His thesis was part of the requirements for the award of a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Christian Theology.