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We train students to be job creators, not job seekers, says VC

By Opeyemi Babalola
04 November 2021   |   2:46 am
Vice chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Prof Reuben Jiya Kolo, has disclosed that the institution was established to train its students to be job creators and not job seekers.

Crawford University

Vice chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Prof Reuben Jiya Kolo, has disclosed that the institution was established to train its students to be job creators and not job seekers.

Kolo, who spoke at a press briefing ahead of the institution’s convocation, said 346 students would graduate during the ceremony.

Giving statistics of the 2021 graduands, he said in the undergraduates’ category, there were 25 students with first class drawn from Colleges of Business and Social Sciences, Arts and Communication studies as well as Natural and Applied science.
  
According to him, the three colleges produced 141 second class upper, 27 second class lower and 31 third class.

For the postgraduate category, he announced that there were four graduating students from Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), two from Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and 16 Masters of Science (M.SC).

The vice chancellor said the ceremony will feature a convocation lecture titled: “Youth innovation and empowerment- Driver for transformation change and sustainable development,” which will be delivered by Deputy Vice Chancellor, Development Services, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof Ayodele Atsenuwa.

He added that prizes and awards would be given to graduands who have distinguished themselves both in learning and character.

“Other highpoints of our 13th convocation ceremony would be the participation of the university’s newly inaugurated board of trustees and governing council members.