ENUGU - Professor John Akaolisa Ibemesi will be conferred the title of 'Emeritus Professor' in varsity of Nigeria, Nsuka Enugu state, Ultimatetimes TV learnt.

Emeritus Professor is an honorary title, recognising distinguished academic service at the University of Nigeria Nnsuka. It is a prestigious award and is not therefore conferred lightly; the title of Emeritus Professor may be conferred upon fully retired Professors or Honorary Professors who meet the eligibility criteria and following formal recommendation
to, and approval by, the Vice-Chancellor.

Varsities all over the world continue to have an active ongoing relationship with many of their Emeritus. Professors during retirement; they often undertake a variety of activities for them in a voluntary capacity, supporting them in their academic endeavour in many different ways.

The relationship between universities and their Emeritus Professors is an important one. However, the title is awarded to retired Professors who have made an exceptional contribution in academic leadership terms, including dedicated achievement to his or her field of study.

A recommendation for the award of the title of Emeritus Professor is normally considered by the Vice-Chancellor within the six month period preceding or following the Professor’s date of retirement. The title will become effective from the date following the nominated Professor’s date of retirement.

Professor John Ibemesi Akaolisa who hailed from Amakwa Kindred in Eziaja Village, Neni in Anambra state and had been a great academic laurel, an erudite professor and also an educationist, a senior tutor in University of Nigeria Nnsuka. He is also the immediate former President general of Neni and has other remarkable records of achievements.

Delighted on the development, the family of Prof John Akaolisa Ibemesi specially invites all to grace the historic occasion of conferment of the professor Emeritus.
The Event scheduled to hold on December 1st of 2018. Venue - Marguerite Ekpo Convocation Hall in University of Nigeria Nsuka. Timed to commence 9:00am.
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