Prof. Victor Mbarika



Greenville, NC – East Carolina University professor Victor Mbarika has been honored with a rare Lifetime Achievement Award by US President Joe Biden, a distinguished honor bestowed to those who have demonstrated a lifetime of service.

“I am extremely honored and humbled to be presented with this distinguished award by the president,” Professor Mbarika said. “I have worked hard to devote my life and career to highlighting and supporting global initiatives that have helped to lift those in poverty. It is my continuing vision to highlight these programs and bring them into the public consciousness.”

The award is granted by the president to individuals who contribute more than 4,000 hours of service in their lifetime. Along with the ultimate honor of presidential recognition, recipients receive a personalized certificate, an official pin, medallion or coin and a congratulatory letter from the president.

The award will be presented to Mbarika during a special ceremony held at the White House later this year. He was also recently honored from the United Kingdom’s House of Lords with the African Leadership Award, an honor previously bestowed upon the likes of African leaders Nelson Mandela, Kofi Anan and Julius Nyerere. Mbarika is the only academic in North Carolina known to hold both awards. Reported.

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ICT University – 2023 Matriculations

Congratulations to our New Students for commencing their journeys at The ICT University.
A wonderful and prestigious ceremony, to officially matriculate our new students and freshmen.
With guest of honour, the honourable Minister of Employment and Vocational Training, H.E Issa Tchiroma Bakary. Our entire university community came together to mark the commencement of a promising academic year while welcoming our new students.
The minister in his speech, congratulated our new students on their new journeys and encouraged them to make the most of all the opportunities available at the university. He equally emphasized the importance of working hard and using the skills gained through education to contribute positively to society.
The event marked the formal induction of close to 1,000 students into our ICT University community. Throughout their academic journeys, they will enjoy access to cutting-edge facilities and many other amenities available at the ICT University Campus.

Receiving a Chieftaincy Title from the Fons / Chiefs of Meta, Cameroon.

Receiving a Chieftaincy Title from the Fons / Chiefs of Meta, Cameroon.
Proud African, proud to be black, proud to be Cameroonian and proud to be from the Meta clan in Cameroon. I want to thank all the Fons / Chiefs of Meta for honoring me with this great Chieftaincy title, Eteng Abeghi (Pronounced Eh Tang Eh Beng)— The Pillar of the Meta Clan. My social media friends, do not get worried.
There were no libations involved lol. One of my BEST titles ever as it comes from my own people. To me, this is even greater than any of the three lifetime achievement awards I received in my career. Let us not lose our traditions because of westernization. Much of the western world have HARDLY meant good for Africa!
God bless Africa.