Olusegun Obasanjo BellaNaija

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, is going back to school for a PhD in Christian Theology.

He is set to enroll today at the headquarters of the National Open University of Nigeria in Lagos, Premium Times reports.

Obasanjo who obtained a post graduate Diploma in 2009, will work towards his PhD by first getting a Master’s Degree, and afterwards; he will pursue the higher degree.

“I’m going back to school because I have to have something to aspire to in every endeavor of life…I always aspire to something new in my farm. I do that in my international activities. I do it in my writing. I do it in the improvement of my academic work which helps to sharpen my brain and strengthen my faith,” he said.