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Weldios University Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree On Amb. Victor Okon

One of the leading private universities in Benin Republic, Weldios University Benin Republic has conferred its prestigious Honorary Doctorate Degree (PhD Honoraris Causa) in Business Administration and Human Investment on the Chairman/CEO Wrightlinks Group of Nigeria, Amb. Victor Ita Okon.

The award was bestowed on him at a the second edition of the All-Africa Students Union (AASU) and Weldios University annual Symposium held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre Abuja on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 where the awardee was also a special guest of honour.

The Akwa Ibom born entrepreneur is the Chairman/CEO of Wrightlinks Group, a company which proudly has a number of subsidiaries with interests in Oil and Gas, Maritime, Construction, Finance, Logistics and real estate.

The billionaire philanthropist was at the event represented by his wife, Chioma Victor who thanked the management of Weldios University for finding her husband worthy of the honour, even as she reassured that Amb. Okon will continue to make visible contributions to the development of education in West Africa and beyond. 

Amb. Okon is an honorary member of reputable organisation and has bagged several awards of recognition.

His company, Wrightlinks Group is one of the leading brands in marine logistics, marine security, Shiping agency civil engineering and construction, marine tax consultancy and more. 

The company has also concluded arrangements to open a Shipping line in Canada to fast track shipment from North America straight to the west Africa in a bid to aid fast deliveries of shipment to the west Africa region.

Amb. Okon is the Chairman of 36 Pals Development Initiative, a popular social club based in Abuja. 

Meanwhile, the Deputy Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Hon. Philip Agbese, also bagged the prestigious Weldios University Honorary Doctorate Degree (PhD Honoraris Causa) in Political Leadership.

In his acceptance speech, the Reps member said that the award will spur him to do more for the society and for the young people of Nigeria.

He described the award as an opportunity to rededicate himself to the service of God humanity.

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