UROMI – The Charismatic/ Seminary University of Cameron has conferred professorial award on the former Director, Corps Welfare and Inspection, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Dr. John Imonbhio Abhuere .
The award ceremony which took place on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Centre for Child Care and Youth Development, Uromi during the 19th anniversary / 2019 Graduation ceremony and professorial conferment on Dr. John Abhuere was performed by Prof. Anyere and Prof. Lawrence Luba of Charismatic/ Seminary University, Cameron.
Before his conferment as Professor, John Abhuere attended UNILAG for his B.A History degree; ABU, Zaria for his Post – Graduate certificate in modern management; University of Ibadan ( UI) for post – Graduate certificate in speech writing ; University college, Swansea (UK), for his post- Graduate Diploma in social policy and Administration; had his M.SC in Economics, specializing in sectoral planning and management; and University of Benin ( UNIBEN) for his Doctor of philosophy Degree ( PH.D) in Administration.
Prof. Abhuere has been in public administration for over 30 years working with National youth service corps ( NYSC) dedicated to youth mobilization, Development, Empowerment and participation in the development process of the country.
Prof. Abhuere was the Director, Corps Welfare and Inspection of the NYSC, Director, planning , Research and statistics, State Director of Edo and kebbi State secretariats respectively. He worked in various parts of the country and held important and sensitive posts in the NYSC.
Prof. Abhuere has been Chairman, Secretary and member of many committees in the scheme, notably Tenders Board, Honors Awards committee, NYSC Decree Review committee, among others.
A widely travelled scholar, he has visited all States of the Federation and some European countries, US, Canada and Dubai.
By the nature of his work, he has affected the positive development of millions of Nigerian youths, including those in Esanland – his place of birth.
Prof. Abhuere belongs to several professional bodies and had written and presented several scholarly papers, published two books and has several unpublished works.
He is both the Ehinomen of kebbi and Oven of Ebelle kingdom.