It was a most defining moment, as one of Africa’s most prominent personalities, Mosunmola Dominique Abudu, received the award of Doctor of Humane Letters, Honouris Causa, awarded by one of Nigeria’s reputable private universities, Babcock University, Ilishan, Ogun State.The convocation took place at Babcock University Sports Stadium Complex.
Mosunmola Abudu popularly known as Mo Abudu, is the Chairman and Chief Executive of EbonyLife TV, Hostess and Executive Producer of Moments with Mo, a Media Personality, Human Resource Management Consultant and Entrepreneur/Venture Capitalist.
The motive behind the bestowing the award, according to the President/Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof J.A. Kayode Makinde, was to celebrate those who have inspired the young generation in diverse ways. According to Makinde, “Mo Abudu is media professional and we are proud of the great achievement in her career”, he said while introducing the two dignitaries approved by the University council to be conferred the honorary award.
Babcock University describes Mo Abudu as an epitome of beauty, courage, faith and inspiration. The University further describes her as the “Lady of the Moment”.
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was also awarded Doctor of Science in Global Economic Development, Honouris Causa.
“I am speechless and honoured to be given this award. “I am extremely happy to be associated with this prestigious university.” said Mo Abudu, while making her response to the honour bestowed on her.
Dr. Abudu finally dedicates her honorary degree to those who have believed in her and have stood by her to make her worthy of celebration.
She challenges the graduating set to think big ideas and dream big. “The time has come to act and that time is now” she said.
Below are pictures from the event
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