Covenant University, the leading private university in Africa, has also emerged the winner of the Best use of Technology among the private universities in Nigeria. The university received the award at the 2nd Nigeria Technology Awards on November 26, 2016, in Lagos.
The award ceremony, according to the organisers, Technology Avenue, a leading technology, multimedia, events and entertainment management company, was to recognise, celebrate and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, academicians, inventors and policy makers (government) in Nigeria.
Covenant University came top among other nominees in the education category which included American University of Nigeria, Babcock University, Igbinedion University and Pan-Atlantic University.
While receiving the award on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor AAA. Atayero, the Director, Vice-Chancellor’s office, Dr. David Omole, informed the audience that the University was glad to be recognised for its commitment to revolutionise education system in Africa. “We have been in this business for the past 14 years and we are still waxen strong,” he stated.
It would be recalled that the University among others was awarded the Centenary ICT Driven University of the Year in 2014, the Overall Best University in Nigeria and West Africa and number 15 in Africa on the Webometric Ranking (February 2015) as well as African Private University of the Year (2015), by African Leadership Magazine Group in March this year.