The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has conferred the prestigious honorary doctorate degree on the General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries/ Founder, Mountain Top University, Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya; and two eminent personalities at its 50th convocation ceremony.
The other awardees are Founder, Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Oviaand a former Nigeria’s Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaja Lateefat Okunnu.
On the occasion, Dr Olukoya while dedicating the award to the youths, urged the federal government and stakeholders to encourage the Nigerian youths by their actions.
” Today’s youths need deliverance and particularly encouragement to motivate them to greatness. I will also implore government to consider introducing a compulsory course of “Life After University’ in institutions to include, dignity, integrity, morality and hard work such that any students that failed the course should not be allowed to graduate”
In an address,the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the university, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), congratulated the awardees and advised them to turn every stumbling block on their way to a stepping stone to achieve greater heights
“I want you to see this degree as pedestal for greater achievements and not a chieftaincy title to be kept in cupboard. We are challenging you to go out there and continue to be instrumental and developmental to the local and global society.”he said
On his facebook page Dr Daniel Olukoya commended the Governing Council of the University of Lagos and his ever supportive Family for the award.
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What more can I say but to give all Praises, Glory, Honor and Adoration to God who knoweth the end from the beginning.
I want to say a big thanks to the entire Governing Council of the University of Lagos, My ever supportive Family,
The Mfm Pastorates, Mfm Worldwide, Friends and Family.
I was indeed elated with your support, goodwill messages, calls, mails, and prayers.
It is my prayer that before the second quarter of this year runs out, It shall please the Lord to honor and favor you In Jesus Name, Amen.
God bless you all.