No fewer than 50 students of the Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, will on Saturday receive their certificates as first-class graduates in several disciplines during the institution’s sixth, seventh and eighth combined convocation ceremony.
The university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shehu Abdul-Raman, disclosed this on Wednesday during a pre-convocation media briefing in Lafia, the state capital.
According to him, a total of 6,499 graduates from the three sets of the university would be awarded degrees during the combined convocation ceremony.
The Vice-Chancellor, who explained that the university under his leadership had made remarkable achievements in the last three years, assured all that the management of the university will continue to maintain its standards to have graduates who would be able to contribute meaningfully to the development of the society.
While saying that the university’s management was working hard to partner with critical stakeholders in the state to tackle insecurity, the FuLafia Vice-Chancellor said all cadres of staff in the institution had been trained to update their knowledge in their chosen disciplines.
He added that their (staff) welfare had also been a top priority of his administration since he assumed duty as Vice Chancellor of the university.
“Our graduates have been provided with necessary knowledge and skills in their various disciplines for discovery and development.
“They have received adequate mentorship that will give them the edge over their peers. The university leadership do not only train students to have certificates but also to prepare them to have potentials,” the VC added.
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