Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino was on Thursday, February 8, appointed to the governing board of the University of Weldios in Benin, West Africa.
According to the institution, the MP’s appointment was attributed to his excellence, panache and skill in contributing to the institution’s well-being.
The learning institution further attributed the auspicious honour to his strength of character, his integrity, and his track record of well-meaning contributions to his immediate society and the rest of Africa.
“We await further correspondence of your acknowledgement and subsequent acceptance.” read part of the letter from the University.
MP Babu Owino graduating with an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Political Leadership from Weldios University in Benin on November 12, 2023
In his acceptance letter, Babu Owino lauded the university’s commitment to the opportunity and vowed to contribute to the institution’s growth.
“I want to offer my generation’s ideas and insights about the future even as I deep apprentice under the guardianship of seniors in the academy. I do this because I appreciate the value and cardinal role of ideas in fostering development,” Babu Owino stated.
“I believe that we live to serve society, humanity and the underserved. In this regard, I admire the institution’s commitment, particularly to the underserved continent of Africa and its people,” he added.
The latest offer comes barely three months after the MP was awarded an Honourary Doctorate Degree in Political Leadership by the same university.
Taking to his X account on November 12, 2023, the vocal legislator showcased his new academic achievement shortly after landing back in Kenya from Benin.
“Thanks to the Almighty God for my Honorary Doctorate Degree in Political Leadership from Weldios University in Benin Republic. I’m officially Dr Babu Owino,” he wrote on social media.
“May I, on behalf of the Senate and Board of Weldios University, formally inform you that, upon your nomination and careful evaluation and scrutiny of your profile, antecedence, and contributions to society, The Weldios Selection Committee shall be conferring the prestigious Weldios Honorary Doctorate Degree in Political Leadership at the Weldios University,” read part of the statement.
A photo of Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino