European American University (EAU) has recently awarded Cerebral Lawyer, Prince Onwenieke Williams-Joel Esq, with an honourary doctorate degree in recognition of his immense contributions to real estate development and corporate leadership in the legal industry across Africa.
The astute legal practitioner, who was bestowed the award of Doctor of Arts in Legal Practice, Real Estate Development and Corporate Leadership, honoris Causa, lauded the university as an epitome of high standard academic excellence and discipline in his acceptance speech during the event.
He said: “This came as a pleasant surprise for me and I feel honoured. I have never expected this prestigious honour from the European American University. I see it as a reward of the hard work I have put into real estate and corporate legal practice over the years.
“I do not take this honourary degree for granted and I will take it as a challenge to make more contributions to the legal practice in Africa.”
The Pro-Chancellor of the University, Dr.(Mrs) J.C Ahamefula Egbuta, confirmed that the award of Doctor of Arts in Legal Practice, Real Estate Development and corporate leadership, honoris Causa with all rights, and privileges of the university was conferred on Prince O. Williams-Joel.
“The honorary doctorate degree is the university’s initiative to reward African ambassadors who have conquered the world due to the quality, important and continuous contributions to humanity and academics.
“Prince Joel was chosen on the basis of his distinguished reputations, outstanding achievements, exemplary leadership and extraordinary contributions to humanity, academics and legal practice in Africa”, she noted.