The Vice-Chancellor of Augustine University, Professor Christopher Odetunde has urged graduating students to be at the forefront of helping the nation take transformative steps towards development. He said this at the fourth convocation ceremony of the University held on Monday, 24 October, 2022.
Prof. Odetunde reminded the students that “the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands at the moment of comfort and convenience but where he stands at the time of challenge and controversy.” He further admonished them not to compare their journey in life to any other person’s journey.
One of the highlights of the ceremony was the convocation Guest Lecturer, human rights lawyer and activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) who urged all Nigerians to join the struggle to rescue the nation from its current situation. In his lecture titled: “Remaking Nigeria: The Youth as Change Agents”, Mr. Falana lamented that one of the challenges facing the nation was that it was being   governed by politicians without principles and character, hence the need to vote for competent and capable leaders in 2023.
In the same vein, the Proprietor of the University, His Grace, Alfred Adewale Martins told the graduands that they must be ready to disrupt the status quo in the nation as they will assume positions of leadership in the future. He advised them to let their training in the last four years be a guiding principle in their day to day endeavour.
The overall best graduating students and valedictorian of the set, Mr. Tolefe Emmanuel encouraged his colleagues to be steadfast and   hopeful and wished them well in the journey ahead.

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