Dr. Mabel Ugochi Okpara, Head of Music Department, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, accompanied by Dr. Sunday Nnamani, a senior lecturer in the department, on Thursday, 21st December, 2019 donated 50 Thousand Naira, to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, for purchase of 20 bags of cement. According to Dr. Okpara, the donation was the contribution of all teaching staff of the department, in support of the ongoing upgrading of the Convocation Arena.

Prof. Nwajiuba appreciating the donors

Prof. Nwajiuba was delighted to have University staff show such concern and support for the work going on at the arena, in preparation for the forthcoming convocation. He appreciated the donors for the kind gesture and prayed thatGod will continue to bless and prosper them.

The 4th Convocation of the University has been scheduled to commence from Wednesday 14th December, 2019, with the Vice-Chancellor’s Press Conference. The convocation lecture, titled ‘’In Brotherhood We Stand: Role of The Academia in National Unity’’, slated for Monday, December 16, 2019, will be delivered by Prof. Rasheed  Abubakar, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC). Other activities lined up for the ceremony are Research Fair, Thanksgiving/Interdenominational Church Service, Juma’t Service, Variety Show and the Conferment of Honorary Degrees and Award of First Degrees and Prizes, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. It is expected that all members of the University community will as usual attend and participate actively in these events.


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