The University of Bamenda has handed over end of course certificates to its 10th batch of graduates.
The ceremony was celebrated on December 18, 2020 at the University campus in Bambili under stiff covid-19 rules.
The occasion was cheered by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Theresia Nkuo Akenji, who also doubled as the representative of the minister.
Despite the presence of covid-19 and criticisms from individuals that the institution has not been respecting government orders, the University still braved the odds to organise and graduate over two thousand five hundred students of Bachelor degree, Masters and PhD students this 2020.
Graduating at the event were students from the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, Higher Institute of Commerce and Management, Higher Institute of Transport and Logistics, and College of Technology.
Addressing the students was Theresia Nkuo Akenji who congratulated the students and encouraged them to become good ambassadors of the University wherever they go as they steps out to start their professional career.
Responding to the Vice Chancellor’s request, Pinuh Ngwi, over all best graduating student from College of Technology with a GPA of 3.82 in her speech reaffirmed on behalf of all the graduands that they will do their best to raise the name of the institution wherever they go.
Pinuh Ngwi however congratulated the University body for keeping them safe during their stay with them, as she also encouraged other students to stay focused.
” The message i have for other students is that there is always hope, as long as there is life. It is not too late to start, it is not too late to conquer and with the help of prayers and support that we have from the University, I think we can always make it,” Pinuh Ngwi said.
Among the two thousand five hundred students were seventy three medical Doctors and twelve graduands from the Faculty of Health Sciences, who also promised to faithfully serve people in various health units.
Speaking at the end of the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor, Theresia Nkuo Akenji said despite all the set backs, students still performed very well.
” You have heard their GPA’s, it is fantastic. Despite the presence of the crisis and covid-19, the University of Bamenda keeps excelling,” Nkuo Akenji said.
The 10th graduation ceremony and hand over of end of course certificates to the students of the University of Bamenda was celebrated in stiff covid-19 barrier measures. However, only graduands were permitted to enter the ceremonial ground, while relatives and friends waited out of the site.
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