UNINIGER committed to moral, entrepreneurial, academic upbringing – VC

Vice Chancellor of University on the Niger, Very Rev. Prof. Chinedu Nebo has restated the commitment of the university to sound moral, entrepreneurial and academic upbringing.

He stated this during the maiden matriculation ceremony of the institution at the University Auditorium – Archbishop C.J Patterson International Complex, Onitsha, Anambra State.

He expressed gratitude to God for the university’s progress so far and prayed for God’s continual guidance and prosperity upon the school. 

“The vision and commitment of the university as a unique multi-lingual institution to sound moral, entrepreneurial and academic upbringing,” Nebo said.

Chancellor of the University on the Niger, Rt. Rev. Dr. Owen Nwokolo said the institution was patterned to sustain impact of early missionaries under the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in education and morality.

He recounted tremendous impact of the missionaries, expressing confidence that the University would surpass the missionaries’ achievements.

While congratulating the matriculants, the Prelate challenged them to be ready for academic experience of life time which would prepare them for impactful and successful life.

Delivering an inspiring lecture on the topic “Tertiary Education in the 21st Century, Identifying the Missing Gaps and Harnessing the Opportunities”, Keynote speaker, Chief Osita Chidoka urged the students to embrace learning with dedication, passion, resilience.

He also challenged them to cherish the University as revered citadel of learning and intellectual development.

“A folklore axiom of Uche (Sense) and Uchu (Hardwork) complemented with Egwu Chukwu (the fear of God) make one excel in life while Uche and Uchu without Egwu Chukwu make one a terror to the society,” he posited.

Vice Chancellor of the institution, Very Rev. Prof. Chinedu Nebo expressed gratitude to God for the university’s progress so far and prayed for God’s continual guidance and prosperity upon the school. 

He restated the vision and commitment of the university as a unique multi-lingual institution to sound moral, entrepreneurial and academic upbringing.

Royal Father of the day and Obi of Onitsha, HRM Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe (Agbogidi) congratulated the newly matriculated students, just as he commended the Chancellor’s visionary leadership and commitment to academic excellence, with a focus on the upcoming generations.

Dignitaries that graced the ceremony were

Dr. (Mrs.) Elsie Nonyelum Nwokolo, wife of Chancellor of the University, Chancellor Diocese on the Niger, Barr Sir Nnamdi Ibegbu SAN Barr Sir Nnamdi Ibegbu, clergymen, among others.

The University, a faith based institution is owned and managed by the Diocese on the Niger, Anglican Communion.

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