Real Estate Mogul Olayinka- Martins bags PhD ( Honoris causa), European-American University.
Treasure Ochemeje LOKOJA
Real estate magnate, Dr Akeem Olayinka-Martins has been awarded a Doctor of Science Degree (Honoris causa) by the prestigious European-American University for his contributions to the growth of real estate sector in Nigeria.
The award will be officially presented to Dr Akeem Olayinka-Martins at a ceremony in Lagos on the 7th of August.
A letter from the University senate, noted that the award was part of the University’s programme to encourage excellence and to acknowledge the contributions of respected and distinguished men and women worldwide.
” It was proposed through its Africa’s operation office to confer Honourary Doctorate Degrees to those who have made outstanding contribution in Academics, politics, Business, Public Administration, Governance, Religion, Community peace and Development, Humanitarian Services in advancement of humanity in general.
The Pro-Chancellor of the University, DR J. C Ahametula Egbuta in the letter explained that the award followed recommendations for his name to be included in the list of awardees from Nigeria.
According to the pro-Chanchelor ” Sir Your name has been recommended to us as one of such distinguished personalities to be conferred with Doctor of Science (Honoris causa) Dsc (Hons) in Business management and Corporate Governance in view of your outstanding achievements, contribution observed and strongly appreciated by those who recommend you”.
In his acceptance speech,Dr Olayinka-Martins said that it is overwhelming that his service delivery, professional expertise and endless service to humanity has endeared him to the institution and to be counted worthy of the recognition.
” The honour bestowed on me has strengthened my belief that my dream will not be fulfilled without doing all what you have seen in me to deserve this great award”.He said
According to him”, this great honour has no only given me sense of fulfilment in my chosen career,but also propelled me to do more service to mankind”.