The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, said 21st century university in any part of the world should be a centre of entrepreneurship –development.
Dickson said this much to students, at the second matriculation ceremony of the University of Africa in Toru-Orua, Bayelsa state.
Ovieteme George reports that one after the other the first year students of the University Of Africa, Toru – Orua march into the arena guided by the matriculation hymn “Showers Of Blessing”.
The Assembly also stood for the Governor Of Bayelsa, the Vice Chancellor and Staff of the University in another procession. Beyond the matriculation ritual was the message for the first year students of the University.
For the University to achieve the purpose for which it was established its foundational principles must be firm and anchored on discipline and the
pursuit of academic excellence.
The students were warned to shun cultism and drug abuse, with an admonition to strive for academic excellence and in the end, be found worthy in character and in learning.