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Odey receives honorary doctorate degree

By Guardian Nigeria
09 August 2022   |   2:00 am
Popular direct sales expert and philanthropist, Romeo Odey, has been conferred with honorary doctorate of Business Management and Leadership degree from the Myles Leadership University, Benin.

Popular direct sales expert and philanthropist, Romeo Odey, has been conferred with honorary doctorate of Business Management and Leadership degree from the Myles Leadership University, Benin.

It brings to a total of two, awards conferred on him this year, having earlier received an award of the entrepreneur of the year from the Face of African Concept.

In a ceremony attended by members of the academia and held at the National Theatre, Accra, the philanthropist received the award in recognition for his works in building homes across Africa and provision of economic support and charity to the homes and streets of Africa.

Vice Chancellor of the university, Dr. Ravi Acharya, while awarding Odey, described him as one who has the interest of Africans at heart, which manifested in his many investments in the lives of many people across the continent.

Elated Odey, in his acceptance speech, said that hard work, commitment, kindness and focus were values that guided his work.

“Hard work, commitment, kindness and focus are the core values that have defined my work in Norland International, building a legacy by building a new generation of millionaires.

“It is also the values that inspire the work we are doing at the Romeo Odey Cares Foundation, where we are paying off medical bills for the poor, feeding widows, caring for orphans and street kids,” he said.

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