NOUN reveals Obasanjo’s annual salary as lecturer

The National Open University, NOUN, has disclosed what former President Olusegun Obasanjo earns as a supervisor in the institution.

Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Abdalla Adamu disclosed that as a supervisor of NOUN in Abeokuta Study Centre in Ogun State, Obasanjo earns N40, 000 annually.

Speaking at a Press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja, Adamu also disclosed that the former President who holds PhD in Christian Theology has two students in Theological Studies attached to him.

The briefing was on the 8th convocation of NOUN, where 20,799 students will be awarded graduate and postgraduate degrees with 103 graduates finishing with first class honours.

Adamu stated that the 20,799 students for convocation were divided into 15,642 for graduate degrees and 5,157 for postgraduate degrees.

According to Adamu: “Obasanjo has two students attached to him in Theological Studies. We gave him an office in Abeokuta and the salary is N40,000 a year as a facilitator.

“The former President did his fieldwork in Borno State during the heat of the insurgency, going to collect and analyse data.

“We have another big fish that we have appointed as a facilitator and we will announce him when we have given him an appointment letter.”