Chairman/GMD of the PE Energy Group, Engr. Daere Akobo (F.IoD) was honoured to participate in the 32nd convocation/40th anniversary ceremony of the Rivers State University (RSU) in December 2020. He featured as the special guest at the exhibition event on Monday, 14th December 2020, aimed at getting the dedicated linkage between the University and the Industry. He also joined the deputy governor of Rivers State, Dr (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo, in unveiling the University History Book at the special event of the convocation lecture, delivered by O.C.J. Okocha, titled: “The rule of law: Total adherence as the panacea for the restoration of security, law and order in Nigeria”.

In his opening address, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Nlerum S. Okogbule acclaimed Engr. Daere Akobo (F.IoD) as a valuable alumnus of the university, on account of his tremendous impact in the industry. Led by the university exhibition committee chairman, Prof. P.N Ede, the delegation of the Vice Chancellor, his management, the special guest, Engr. Daere Akobo and other guests from the industry visited the various exhibition stands of the University’s Departments, displaying recent research achievements and current projects.

The 32nd convocation/40th anniversary ceremony of the University was graced by dignitaries including the executive governor of Rivers State, his excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Sir Celestine Omehia (former governor of Rivers State), Prof. Tumor Isuon (First Vice Chancellor of the University), HRH King Alfred Diete-Spiff, and a host of others.