*Photo: Pastor Arowojolu*
Frontline traditional ruler and the Olowu of Owu, Abeokuta, Oba Prof. Saka Adelola Matemilola, has congratulated notable Media Professional and consumate Public Relations Strategist, Pastor Ayo Arowojolu, on his conferment with a PhD in Theology (Honoris Causa).
South-Africa-based Immanuel Institute of Theology in conjunction with Priesthood Leadership Development Initiative Inc based in Nigeria had at its Leadership Empowerment International Conference (LEIC) on September 23, 2023 conferred honorary doctorate on some eminent Nigerians including Ayo Arowojolu.
Others who were conferred with honorary doctorates included Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi; popular Arise Television Presenter, Mr Rufai Oseni and Owu Kingmaker and literary Icon, Chief Abiodun Lasile.
Others included prominent journalist, Pastor Wole Dosumu, erstwhile General Manager, Gateway Hotels, Abeokuta, Princess Ronke Ogunremi and Fertility Therapist, Oyindayo Akeeb, popularly called Mother of Million Babies.
Oba Matemilola said, “This recognition is a testament to your significant impact as a leader within the Christian community and your dedication to understanding God’s nature, evangelism, and the enduring Word of God.
“Your unwavering commitment to these aspects of faith has positively influenced countless lives and left a lasting mark on the spiritual landscape”.
The Olowu spoke in a personally signed congratulatory letter dated 22nd September, 2023 that he wrote to Arowojolu to felicitate him on the doctorate.
The letter read in parts, “Dear Pastor Arowojolu, please accept my hearty congratulations on your nomination for an honorary Doctorate in Theology (Honoris Causa).
“Your nomination for this esteemed award underscores the enduring legacy you have built as a spiritual leader and a source of inspiration for those seeking a deeper understanding of the Christian faith.
“Your contributions to the Christian community have been invaluable, and this honour is a well-deserved acknowledgment of your exceptional service and dedication.
“Once again, congratulations, Pastor Ayodele Arowojolu. We are honoured to share in your joy during this significant moment,” Oba Matemilola stated.