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Nigerian King pops in to see his student son

Nigerian Monarchy visit to UCLan (L-R) Princess Silver, UCLan Honorary Fellow Russell Hogarth, Dr Utchay, Prince Vincent Utchay, Her Royal Majesty and UCLan Director of International Affairs John Quirk.

Nigerian Monarchy visit to UCLan (L-R) Princess Silver, UCLan Honorary Fellow Russell Hogarth, Dr Utchay, Prince Vincent Utchay, Her Royal Majesty and UCLan Director of International Affairs John Quirk.

Preston has been playing host to royalty.

A Nigerian Monarch visted the city to see for himself where his son is studying..

His Royal Majesty EZE Dr Joboson Anyabeledike Utchay JP made the visit to see his son Vincent who is studying for a Masters in law at the University of Central Lancashire.

He also met with university bosses to discuss possible international business opportunities with the university.

Dr Utchay met UCLan’s director of international affairs John Quirk and UCLan Honorary Fellow, Community Engagement Ambassador and chairman of the University’s Creative Communities Group Russell Hogarth who presented him with a commemorative plate to mark the occasion.

John Quirk said: “On behalf of the University I’d like to offer a warm welcome to HRM Dr Utchay and his family.

“We are pleased to see Dr Utchay’s son play such an active role in University life through his work as a student mentor and a member of the UCLan Creative Communities Group.

“I look forward to further discussions with Dr Utchay about possible future collaborative opportunities.”

 

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