By OLORUNDARE ENIMOLA and OMOSOLA OLUMIDE · Triune Biblical University TBU, Nigerian Campus, matriculated fresh set of students and confers honorary doctorate degrees to individuals who distinguished themselves in several fields of human endeavours.
According to Professor Adeleke Durojaiye, the President/Chancellor, the institution was established to provide long life commitment to Christian Higher Education, using both traditional and non-traditional approaches to higher education, revealing that the institution operates online and physical campuses in the USA and other countries across Africa,
He said, “Having wisdom and understanding is better than having
silver or gold. Nice and expensive items can be enjoyable, but there are very few things in life that can
never be taken away, will never go out of style, and that truly make you a better person, education is one of those things.
“There is nothing as golden as education. The purpose of Christian education is the directing of the process of human development toward God’s objective for man, godliness of character and action that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works,” he added.
Stressing that the institution focuses on both Biblical Education and other secular education according to the name – UniversityTriune Biblical University, Global Extension, USA.
Speaking further he said, “Let me at this juncture refer briefly to what seems to me as an interesting new development in the University. It is the Award of honoraries being conferred on eminent Nigerians and Africans who deserve the highest honour, I say hearty congratulations to all our students who are just matriculating and congratulation to our honorary awardees.
Professor Edward Ayeni, Vice Chancellor of the institution described the process of selecting honorary awardees as flawless, out only to honour those with impeccable record of integrity and honesty, apart from distinguishing themselves in their choosen fields.
“So we want to present people that have integrity and have supported their community to improve the lot of the dwellers.
“Our academic Programme is 50% online, 50% physical lectures and a library containing books in several thousands.” Prof. Ayeni said.
Dr. Adekunle Akintayo, an entrepreneur who is into freight forwarding and an exporter, who was awarded a doctorate degree in entrepreneurship, was full of gratitude for the recognition given him and the subsequent honour of a doctoral Degree bestowed upon him, stating, “This will encourage me to do more both to my immediate community and the country at large.”
Another honorary doctorate Degree recepient was Mrs. Olajide Oluwafunmilola, an educationist and Senior employee of the Lagos State Government, awarded with the Doctor of Public Administration. She expressed her gratitude in glowing terms both to God and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who privileged her to work with Officials of the institution which today produces the needed exposure and the eventual bestowal of the honorary degree.
She said, “Triune University is positioned to fulfill part of the THEMES agenda of Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give our youths quality education which would take them off the street, and I would continue to work with them to achieve it.”
One of the matriculating students, Mrs. Yetunde Anjorin, a staff of the Lagos State government, embarking on a PHD Programme in Information Management was delighted with the fact that the school is approved with the Lagos State government and its courses are internationally accredited.