Olusegun Obasanjo: Former president defends his PhD thesis at NOUN [Photos]

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Former president defends his PhD thesis at NOUN

The former president was spotted in a classroom with a laptop and his thesis sitting before a panel on Thursday, December 2017.

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is now a  PhD holder as he was pictured defending his doctoral thesis at the National Open University of Nigeria.

The former president was spotted in a classroom with a laptop and his thesis sitting before a panel on Thursday, December 2017.

Although the topic of his research work is unknown yet, the research  topic of the 80-year-old former head of state is believed to be centred around Christian Theology.

 

Recall that Obasanjo enrolled at the National Open University of Nigeria in 2014 as a graduate student having obtained a post-graduate Diploma in 2009.

When asked why he wanted to go back to school, the former president said he wanted to achieve in every aspect of life.

He said;  “I always aspire to something new in my farm. I do that in my international activities. I do it in my writing. I do it in the improvement of my academic work which helps to sharpen my brain and strengthen my faith''

Obasanjo resuscitated the open university system

The National Open University of Nigeria is an Open and Distance Learning institution first established in 1983 during the democratic dispensation of Alhaji Shehu Shagari and later resuscitated in 2002  by the Olusegun Obasanjo led administration.

 

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