The second set of students who studied in Legacy University Okija were in jubilation mood recently as the university graduated them, issued them with statement of results and mobilized them for National Youths Service Corp (NYSC) barely a month after graduation.
Speaking during the issuance of statement of result, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof Ezekiel Ihionu while congratulating the graduands, charged them to always be good ambassadors of Legacy University. He reminded them that during convocation, the University will issue them with certificates based on character and learning and will continue to monitor their behaviors and characters at National Youth Service. He maintained that the University does not compromise academically and morally, disclosing that the graduands have fulfilled all the academic requirements and have passed all their courses which qualified them as respected graduates of the great University.
Also, the Pro-Chancellor Dr. Leonard Nkameme who joined in felicitating with the graduands , eulogized the board members and university management for their commitment and for ensuring consistency in graduating students on a record time. He thanked the graduands for choosing Legacy as their choice University four years back, stating that promise made to them during their matriculation was fulfilled since none of them stayed a day longer In pursuing their four years programme, rather they are leaving as and when due.
The Pro-Chancellor remarked that the school is growing and there is no going back since the University is on course. He further extolled the graduates for promoting the good image of the University, tasking them to make the University more proud by winning the presidential awards at the end of their service year. The University he said will appreciate best graduating students during convocation that will take place very soon.
Few of the graduands including Blessing Amadi, ( a product of Mass Communication department), Bernie Ikwuka ( Political Science department), Victory Asomba ( Economics) and others who spoke to the Legacy University Vibes Newspaper correspondent, said they are elated over the speedy graduation, stating they are delighted because the University management kept to their words, providing all the enabling ground, equipment, materials for studies. While counting themselves as being lucky to have passed through Legacy University, they poured encomiums on the Pro-Chancellor and his team for their doggedness and sincerity of purpose, especially in the area of facilitating accreditation of all the courses in the University. In addition, they pledged to be good ambassadors of the school, indicating their readiness to continue to assist in spreading the good news about Legacy University.
High point of the event was presentation of statement of result to the graduands. Meanwhile, Blessing Obiako from Political science department emerged as the overall best graduating student of the University. As at the time of filing this report, the new graduates are already in various NYSC camps serving their father land.