David Ibiyeomie was on Saturday 1st September, 2018 honoured by the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education in their unified 35th and 36th Convocation Ceremony with an award of Education Crusader.
The Vice chancellor of the University, Professor Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele in his words described Pastor David Ibiyeomie as a Man of God with great impact and result and appreciated him for his contribution towards education in Nigeria. He also appreciated Pastor David Ibiyeomie for encouraging young Nigerian youths educationally by constantly helping the needy through his scholarship programmes and welfare schemes where over 630 students were awarded scholarship in 2016, and over 1000 students within and outside Nigeria enjoyed the same benefits in 2017. David Ibiyeomie was also commended for renovating several public schools.
Also, in attendance was the executive Governor of Rivers State – H.E. Chief Bar. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, The Deputy Governor, H.E. Mrs. Ipalipo Harry Banigo, His Exc. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who was also awarded with ‘The Icon of Democracy, and other dignitaries.
In his acceptance speech, Pastor David Ibiyeomie congratulated the graduating students. And he also promised to build a standard hostel for the school.