Well placed Nigerians have been called upon to contribute their quota to the infrastructural and educational growth of their alma mater. The Delta State Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro made the call at Ekpoma, Edo State, when the Ambrose Ali University conferred a doctor of science degree (D.Sc) on the President and founder of Believers Love World (aka Christ Embassy), Rev. Chris Oyakhilomme.

Otuaro, who spoke to newsmen during the special convocation ceremony, said tertiary institutions needed the input of all, in terms of development as government cannot do it all alone. He congratulated Rev. Oyakhilome on his honorary degree and urged him to see it as a call to higher service in the propagation of the gospel and development of the society, saying no effort will be spared by the present government in bringing the needed change and transformation to the education sub-sector.

The Vice Chancellor, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Prof. (Mrs.) Cordelia Agbebaku, while conferring the honorary award on Rev. Oyakhilome, on behalf of the university senate, noted that the awardee is an alumnus of the university, who built and donated a befitting auditorium as well as solar lamps and solar street lights to the university. Prof. Agbebaku noted that the award of Doctor of Science on the man of God is due to his outstanding service to God, humanity and Ambrose Ali University in particular. She urged Rev. Oyakhilome not to relent in his act of philanthropic gesture to the university and the society at large.

While praying that God should continue to light up his life and prosper his endeavors, she however called on other alumni as well as well-meaning Edolites/Nigerians to emulate the awardee and write their names in gold letter in the sounds of times.

Pro-Chancellor of the University, HRH (Prof.) Gregory Akenxua said the honour of doctorates award to the Rev. Chris was due to his sterling attainment made through his ministry, saying that his preaching of love throughout the world has changed the society. He noted that Rev. Oyakhilome has been able to change souls in every nooks and crannies, through his personal encounter and the application of modern technology have brought comfort to many souls throughout the world.

Responding, Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, thanked the management staff, governing council and the senate of the university for the honour done him, saying he will continue to do everything by God's grace to assist in any capacity when such opportunity arises. Rev. Oyakhilome, urged other alumni to join hands to contribute their quota to the great institution.