An Abeokuta based broadcaster, Kunle Alaye has bagged a PhD degree in Political Science, (Political Economy Theory) from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.
The former students’union welfare officer of the then Ogun State University, now Olabisi Onabanjo, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, (2000/2001) academic session, could not hold back his tears of joy immediately, the Post Graduate School of the Lagos State University pronounced him with the degree of the Doctor of Phylosophy (PhD) in Political Science with a speciality in Political Economy Theory.
According to him, studying a PhD degree in Nigerian Public University, is more challenging and demanding. However, with resilience and perseverance this is achievable.
The broadcast journalist who had earlier read World Heritage and Diplomatic Studies (International Relations) from Brandenburg University Cottbus, Germany, combines broadcasting with academics since his return from Europe, after bagging his masters degree from one of the prestigious European universities, Brandenburg University Germany.
Dr. Alaye is currently a lecturer at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Chrisland University Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria.
He has practiced as a broadcast journalist with major electronic media organisations in Abeokuta, since his return to Nigeria, in November, 2014. This include: Ogun State Television, Rockcity FM and currently with Root 97.1 FM all in Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria. Prior, he had worked with Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State BCOS Ibadan and he still consults as a media expert.
The Dr of Political Economy, has won different international awards and scholarships whilst he continues to thrive more in the academic and media world. He is happily married to Dr/Mrs Adetinuadewa Alaye, an educationist with the Ogun State government.