Dabiri-Erewa lauds appointment of Nigerian Imafidon as UK varsity chancellor

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has lauded the appointment of a Nigerian, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, as the Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University, UK.

This was contained in her congratulatory message signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun Director, Media, Public Relations and Protocols, NiDCOM, and made available to newsmen. 

Pix- Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman / CEO, NIDCOM

Dabiri- Erewa said Nigeria is proud of the genius achievements of Anne-Marie, breaking records and setting unimaginable standards at her young age . Dabiri-Erewa said the appointment was a well-deserved

She prayed for her successful tenure. The NIDCOM Chief Executive acknowledged the receipt of her invitation to attend the prestigious Chancellor’s installation slated for July 2, as a special guest of Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon, saying it is a great honour to her.

She urged her not to rest on her oars by being a trailblazer and continue to motivate others to be the best in all their endeavours

Dr. Imafidon, apart from being the youngest leader of a non-private University and youngest scientist to become Chancellor of a multidisciplinary University, has now become the youngest Chancellor of a major University.

This feat she has attained began with her siblings when they joined the ExcellenceInEducation.org.uk mentorship program. A program that nurtures inner-city kids.

While there, she achieved global recognition as the youngest person to attain A-Level in computing and Mathematics followed by a scholarship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA at the young age of 13.

Dr. Anne- Marie in a statement said: “To be welcomed to an institution that stands for the Common Good is one of the greatest honours of my life.”

Author: Maureen Ikpeama

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