VC UNILORIN urges 9,018 graduating students to prepare for new life challenges

Date: 2017-10-21

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Friday reminded the 9,018 graduating students of the university to brace up to the new challenges providence might likely bring their ways. Abdukareem said this during a convocation lecture preparatory to the 33rd Convocation for the 2016/2017 Graduation of the university in Ilorin.

"As you step out of this hall, probably thinking erroneously that the struggle has ended.

"I must caution that the majority of you, especially those of you that have humble background, will begin a life of another struggle. "But you should not fret, but be prepared to brace up to the new challenges of life. "The only way to win the struggle is to be purposeful and ingenious," he advised.

The don further said the graduating students must gear up to persevere, adding that gone were the days employers waited on convocation arena with assorted job offers.

He explained that the university produced 89 First Class graduates, 1,932 Second class Upper Division, 3,727 Second Class Lower Division, 1,309 Third Class, and 117 Pass.

Earlier, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council of the institution, Dr Abdullahi Oyekan, said the university had good reasons to celebrate in view of its monumental success records.

Oyekan, therefore, urged philanthropists, well meaning Nigerians, and non-governmental organisations to contribute to the development of the institution in order for it to serve the country better.

He also called on the graduating students to use the knowledge and skills acquired from the university to improve themselves and their society. NAN

Source

 

 


Cloud Tag: What's trending

Click on a word/phrase to read more about it.

Abdulrasheed Na'Allah     Aminat Ahmed     Oba Abdulrahim     Alimi     Tosin Saraki     Ilorin East     Lai Mohammed     Bilikisu Oniyangi     Mustapha Akanbi     Christopher Odetunde     Abubakar Baba     Cassava Growers' Association     Ahmed     Saadu Yusuf     Ilofa     Obasanjo     Abdulwahab Oba     Government House     Owode Market     Towobola Abdulrahman Toyin     Saka Saadu     Jalala     Bilikis Oladimeji     Gafaru Olayiwola Olorisade     Ijakadi     Bayo Onimago     Kwarareports.com     Alfa Modibbo Belgore     Local Government Pension Board     The Herald     Idyat Omolola Isiaq     Oke-Odo     Tsaragi/Share     Kwara 2015     Adamu Attah     Kehinde Baale     Saad Omo Iya     Code Of Conduct     Bayo Ajia     Ayotunde Emmanuel Alao     Modupe Oluwole     S.O. Opowoye     Egbejila     Kayode Ibrahim     Awili Pedro     Taofik Mustapha     Muhammadu Gobir     JAAC     Ibrahim Oniye     March 28     COEASU     Kwara State Coalition Of Business And Professional Associations     Okasanmi Ajayi     Abdulkadir Akanbi-Oke     Oasis Muslim Care Foundation     Ali Ahmad     Tunde Oyawoye     Adebara     Sandal     Isau     Omoniyi Ayinla     Nurudeen Mohammed     Abdulkarim Adisa     Senate President     Oniwa     Igbomina     Mufutau Olatinwo     Shao     Aisha Buhari     Offa Descendants Union     Kamaldeen Ajibade     Bamikole Omishore     UTME     Muhammed Abdullahi     Monsurat Omotosho     Asa     Kwara Restoration Project