By ABEL JOHNGOLD ORHERUATA
The Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, today, offered academic certificates, diplomas and degrees to a total number of twelve thousand, nine hundred and twenty graduands.
The DELSU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga disclosed this numbers in his speech at the Convocation ceremony.
He said the summary of Postgraduate Degrees, First Degrees and Diploma for the 2018/2019 Session was 4465. That of 2019/2020 Session was 4998, while that of 2020/2021 Session was 3457. Making a grand total for the three sessions12920.
Egwunyenga said the university has consistently kept faith with its mandate of producing quality graduates who will contribute to nation building and advance the cause of humanity globally. That the quantity and quality of graduates produced by the university over the years attest to the capacity to live up to the vision of DELSU founding fathers.
He congratulated all staff and students, on the successes they have recorded in approximating the ideals upon which the university was founded.
While reminding all that it is not yet Eldorado for DELSU, Egwunyenga noted that every university, even the most advanced, is a work in progress and the Delta State University, Abraka, is no exception.
“We have achieved giant strides, but there is still a lot of work to be done. In view of this reality, I invite all lovers of education to join hands with us in building a true citadel of learning known for groundbreaking research, unparalleled dissemination and deployment of knowledge for nation building and for the advancement of humanity”. DELSU VC added in his Convocation ceremony speech.