The Paul University, Awka in Anambra State, recently held her first convocation ceremony for the first set of graduates from the institution.
The maiden convocation event held in the school’s premises saw a total of 57 students receive their first degree certificates out of which two female students from the Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences graduated with First Class honours.
They are: Ejianya, Peace Iruoma and Okeke, Chiemela Adaku from the Departments of Economics and History/International Relations respectively.
Speaking on behalf of the graduates, Miss Ejianya, who emerged the best graduating student, disclosed that she and her friends really had the best part of their lives so far in the institution.
In his speech, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme, expressed satisfaction with the achievement recorded by the faith-based institution. He reiterated the duty of the institution which is to mould character, expressing belief that the graduates have been found worthy both in character, and learning.
The proprietor of the University and Archbishop of Niger Delta province, and Bishop of Niger Delta North Diocese, the Most Revd. Ignatius Kattey thanked the lecturers, staff for their great sacrifice in making the university a great citadel of learning. He also further thanked well-wishers who have supported the institution with their resources, appealing to everyone to ensure that the university does not collapse.

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