By Moki S. Mokondo in Buea, for Fako News Centre
The over two thousand graduands who turned out for the University of Buea, Cameroon, 13th convocation ceremony have been called upon to put all the knowledge and skills they have acquired as students together with their individual talents to serve humanity. The Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Vincent P.K. Titanji who made this call, explained that the graduands are only going to be recognised in their various communities if they effectively contribute to building the society.
Prof. Titanji added that the authorities of the
He maintained that these contacts are expected at equipping students and graduates acquire internship positions for professional training in companies as well as for integration into the job market. Professor Titanji disclosed that the expected outcome the business and employment forums are to enable the university succeed in marketing its products, academic programmes and results of its research activities. In which case, students would be expected to start creating contacts with their possible employers before they leave school.
Main time, the grandaunts were reminded to keep the spirit of being focused. The Vice Chancellor explained that only those who are disciplined and go on a strict training before any challenge end up succeeding.
Some Important Statistics
Out of a total of 2389 graduands in the bachelors, masters and PhD Degrees awarded, only one graduand was admitted into the Ph.D. The lone Ph.D. graduand, Ngemenya Moses Njutain has been awarded a Ph.D. in Biochemistry. (See picture below)
Best overall student is Eyong Esim Egbe, with a Cumulative Average Point (GPA) OF 3.81. He graduates with a First Class Honours in Biochemistry.
One student of Fako origin, Samuel Esuka Otte, was awarded a prize for being the best student in his department. Mr Otte graduates with a Second Class Upper Division, Gross Cumulative Average (G.P.A.) of 3.20. He receives a prize from