Convocation: NOUNAA President Congratulates Open University Graduands,VC
National President , National Open Union of Nigeria Alumni Association , Alhaji Sani Liman Kila has congratulated the fresh graduands of National Open University of Nigeria on their convocation and new members of the Alumni.
He also congratulated the NOUN Vice Chancellor , Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu for organizing the sixth convocation ceremony of the institution successfully at Abuja ,Nigeria .
In statement made available to Daily Newstimes on Sunday , Kila who said NOUN as institution has become a force to reckoned with explained , ” urged the graduands to worthy ambassadors of the open university anywhere they find themselves .
While stating that NOUN Convocation is gradually becoming a tradition of learning and achievement that began with the earliest institutions of higher education many centuries ago, he advised , ” let our various caps, gowns, hoods, certificates and diplomas, together with the procession of scholars, pipe and drum, mace and claymore, serve to remind us that we are part of an unbroken human history of commitment to enquiry and scholarship.
He said as they celebrate , it is important to use the moment to honour the effort and accomplishments of those who have taught and nourished them.
The National President however, pointed out that the ceremony of Convocation is not an end point or destination, but a way station on the journey of lifelong learning and path of passionate engagement.