The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Prof. John Ovwata Etu-Efeotor has on Monday, July 7, 2014 received Leadership Ambassador Award from the Nigerian Peace Magazine, a Lagos-based media organisation.

Receiving the award, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Etu-Efeotor commended the organisation for finding him worthy to be honoured and assured that he would continue to contribute to the educational development of the country.

According to him, his being appointed the VC of FUPRE was to further deepen his commitment to serve the nation by bringing to bear quality administration and growth to the specialised University to be a global centre of excellence and first among equals.

Earlier, the Editor-in-Chief of the Nigerian Peace Magazine, Mr. Joseph Emmanuel, while presenting the award to the VC noted that it was borne out of diligent research that Prof. Etu-Efeotor was identified as one of those committed to the development of education through their works.

He enjoined the VC to continue with his good works as society is truly depending on people like him for development and survival.

Highlight of the event was the presentation of an award plaque, award certificate and award medal to the Vice-Chancellor.