Chairman House Committee on Finance and Member Representing Ikeja Federal Constituency, Hon. James Faleke has been decorated with Honorary Doctorate Degree at the 6th and 7th convocation ceremony of the Federal University, Lokoja.
OBSERVERSTIMES recalled a circular signed by Professor Olayemi Akinwumi, the Vice Chancellor of the university.
Akinwumi, citing reasons behind the honor disclosed that James Faleke has contributed immensely to the growth of democracy, Local Council development, electoral reforms, executive advisory roles, national ethics and values, and due process in public procurement.
Read part of the circular below;
“On behalf of the Senate and Management of the University, I write to congratulate you on the assumption of office as Member, House of Representative & Chairman, House Committee on Finance of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”
“I am pleased to inform you that the Governing Council and Senate of Federal University Lokoja have approved that you be conferred with Doctor of Letters D.Litt. (Honoris Causa), at her 6th & 7th Convocation Ceremony scheduled for October 16th-21st 2023. This is in recognition of your immense contribution to the growth of democracy, particularly in Local Council development, electoral reforms, executive advisory roles, national ethics and value, and due process in public procurement”
“The Federal University Lokoja (FUL) was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2011, to expand the access to quality tertiary education in Nigeria, especially to catchment areas, the host Community and other parts of North- Central Nigeria. The University Currently offers 59 academic programmes in Six Faculties and a College of Health Sciences with a student population of about 10,000. The University is very relevant to the history of Nigeria as its location is the first Capital of Nigeria and the Confluence state which has become a melting points for Nigerians from diverse cultures and language. Our Post-graduate and undergraduate students are drawn from all the state of the federation, thereby making the University a unifying academic Institution of the country”
James Faleke is a 4th term Member House of Representatives.