A member of the University’s international team has won
a prestigious award in recognition of his contribution to
Eze Osita, Regional Head
of the West Africa Office, was presented with a Great African Merit
Award. This is an annual award given to people working in the
public, private, educational, religious and Non-governmental
The letter informing Eze of the honour said he was being
recognised for his ‘contribution to the development of education in
Nigeria, his selfless service and integrity’.
Eze is based in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, and his role
involves student recruitment and profiling the University as part
of the internationalisation agenda. agenda. He organises roadshows
and helps prospective students through the application process.
Eze, who has worked for the University for over two years, said:
“This award is an assurance that people in Nigeria are taking
notice of the good work of the University of Wolverhampton, and
appreciate the extra steps we take to visit their local cities and
towns outside the larger cities of Lagos, Abuja and Kano. This
award is a motivation to reach even further.
“I would like to express my profound gratitude to Jo Gittens,
Yves Milhavy and Jill Woodall for their tremendous support. These
three made my success possible."