Madonna University has congratulated one of its products Hilda Baci, the chef who set a new world record in cooking on the feat.
The university, acknowledging that Chef Hilda is an alumna of the institution, awarded her scholarship until PhD level.
In a statement titled: “Celebrating excellence and congratulating our proud Alumna, Hilda Bassey Effiong” by Associate Professor Martin Anagboso (DVC Admin), the school congratulated the new record breaker for the award of scholarship to PhD level.
It said the scholarship was offered to Hilda to PhD level by the founder and chancellor on the university.
The statement reads: “The management, staff and students of Madonna University, Nigeria congratulate Hilda Bassey Effiong on the award of scholarship to PhD level and Madonna University, Nigeria highest merit award by the Founder and Chancellor.
“These awards are in recognition of her achievement. Since its inception over two decades ago, Madonna University has prided itself as a pacesetter and record breaker with several achievements under its belt. For instance, it is on record that we are the first private university to go into full operation in Nigeria and the first Catholic University in the West African sub-region. More so, we are the first Nigerian university to operate a 100% boarding system for all the students.
“We have remained steadfast in our commitment to the pursuit of academic excellence, equipping our teeming students with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world.
“And as we nurture and groom our students to be leaders and impact-makers, we also take pride in celebrating the accomplishments of our outstanding alumni who continue to make significant contributions not only in their fields, but the society at large.