By Friday Idachaba, Lokoja.
Salem University, Lokoja (SUL) has mobilised 36 law graduands as the first set of the its Law College for the mandatory one year Law School before their National Youths Service.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Alewo Johnson-Akubo made the disclosure in a statement signed by the Registrar, Dr Emmanuel Adejoh on Friday in Lokoja.
Johnson-Akubo said that the 36 graduands as the first set of the institution’s Law College passed out successfully and were qualified to move to the last lap of their studies to become competent and qualified lawyers.
“We have confidence in this first set of ‘Change Agents’ from our College of law to go to the last lap of their studies at the law school to become qualified and competent lawyers, fit to be called to the Bar.
“Salem University is glad that this day has come to reality and the management is so happy for this remarkable fit.
“The joy of it all is that, by the Grace of God Almighty, great and powerful Lawyers and impartial and impeccable Judges will come from this very set to correct the ills in the Nigerian society and the world at large ” he said.
The VC urged the graduands to be committed, determined and focused to ensure that they graduate from the law school in flying colours to make the institution proud.
He said that as Change Agents and future Global Leaders, they should be resolute with their faith in God, never to allow any temptation or challenge pull them off the path of truth and righteousness that Salem University typifies.
According to him, Salem University would strive to continue to remain a citadel of learning to the teeming youths both within and outside Nigeria to help them discover and fulfill their divined destinies for the good of humanity.
Johnson-Akubo said, “education is the bedrock of any well meaning nation and should be pursued with all vigour and sense of seriousness towards stimulating growth and development.” (Ends)