Obasanjo, A Troublesome Student At National Open University; Says Vice Chancellor

Obasanjo became a student of the institution, he thought that it was an easy thing to do. When he was
given all the courses, he realised it wasn’t easy and so he had to defer his admission. He said ‘I would
not take part in this until I finished my tenure as President’. So he never studied while he was the
President until he completed his tenure, then he started the course.
“He did a Post Graduate Diploma in Christian Theology. He was a very troublesome student
because he will not start calling until 12 mid night and keep you online until about 2.00a.m. Every
time he gives us trouble, we pray that he graduates…
“[At last] he did and his certificate was valid.”
The Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Vincent Ado Tenebe,
on Monday gave a glimpse into former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s time as a student of the

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