Officials of WABMA Presents Certificates to GOUNI Students
The priority Godfrey Okoye University Enugu is to assist its students in acquiring the required skills that will enable them to create jobs for themselves and others.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Reverend Father Prof Christian Anieke who announced this while receiving certificates of 856 students of the University trained in various skills by the West African Broadcast Academy, WABMA, Enugu.
Rev. Fr Prof Anieke explained that the institution is more than a university as the management is interested in the application of the knowledge the graduates acquired rather than only the certificate or period spent in the university.
The Vice Chancellor expressed the belief that the certificates were not for passing examinations but have acquired the knowledge that would help them create jobs and reduce unemployment in the country.
He noted that unemployment is the major reason for the insecurity in the country and reaffirmed that the university will sustain the cooperation between WABMA and the institution.
Reverend Father Prof Anieke said the training would be extended to all areas of study in the university.
In a comment, an official of the Academy, Chidiebere Njoku appealed for more support for students that performed well during the training.
Presenting the certificate to the Vice Chancellor, the leader of the delegation, Mr. Ike Okere announced that out of 1,075 students that registered for the program, 856 completed the training while 219 could not complete the course.
Mr. Okere explained that the course was subsidised from #40,000 to #5,000 per student.
He said the Academy has five unlimited zoom facilities, stressing that training, which was for three weeks, lasted from 8am to 10pm.