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Jonathan, Shekarau snub UNILAG convocation

The University of Lagos convocation ended on Thursday with President Goodluck Jonathan and his minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, snubbing the three-day occasion.

The college likewise presented emeriti professorship on three resigned lecturers of the establishment. The beneficiaries are professors Olayide Abass, Francis Fajemirokun and Soga Sofola. The UNILAG bad habit professors -chancellor, Prof. Rahamon Bello, praised Jonathan for serving to solidify the country’s democracy.

Bello said,

“Your exemplary role in the elections and particularly at the end of the presidential election proved the bookmakers wrong and elevated the stature of Nigeria in the comity of nations as a democracy.”

Jonathan, the VC added, supported manpower development as well as university education, especially with the Needs Assessment Funding Agreement targeted at upgrading the infrastructural decay in the nation’s ivory towers.

Bello, therefore, urged the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to consolidate on the gains of higher education from the outgoing administration and entrench the implementation of the Needs Assessment Funding programme.

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