Prof. Guobadia to Deliver 7th Inaugural Lecture

October 5, 2017

PROF. GUOBADIA TO DELIVER 7TH INAUGURAL LECTURE

Everistus Onwuzurike

Benson Idahosa University is set to hold its 7th Inaugural Lecture. The title of the lecture is, “It’s the environment” and will be delivered by an erudite scholar, Prof. Sam Guobadia from the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences.

The event would hold on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the University Auditorium by 1pm. The Vice Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie is to chair and preside over the occasion.

Prof. Guobadia, who is the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Benson Idahosa of University, is a top research scholar, teacher, editor and facilitator.

The Professor of Economics boasts of innovative ideas in economic development, corporate governance and organizational management. He received his undergraduate and postgraduate training in Nigeria and the United States of America.

The astute scholar’s academic qualifications include baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctorate Degrees in Economics with emphasis on economic forecasting, economic development and financial economics. His academic and professional affiliations have included the American Economic Association, Nigerian Economic Society and the Nigerian Statistical Association.

He played instrumental role in the new Federal Government’s Youth-with-Innovation programme; coordinating Edo and Delta States – receiving commendations from the National Coordinators of these programmes.

The 7th inaugural lecturer is actively engaged in capacity building for the enhancement and development of various sectors of the Nigerian economy.