Scrapping of weekend, continuous education inimical – Uduaghan




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WARRI (DELTA) – Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta on said the scrapping of weekend and continuous programmes was inimical to the nation’s system.

Uduaghan made the observation at the 9th Convocation of Delta University (DELSU), Abraka.

The governor urged the National Universities Commission (), to reconsider the scrapping of weekend and continuous programmes from universities.

He held that ’s decision had a consequential effect on the nation’s system because it would deny the poor access to qualitative .

“The scrapping of the weekend programmes and others have completely shut out poor persons who used the programmes to further their education.

“Such programmes help to reduce the illiteracy level of the ’’, he said.

Uduaghan to uplift the DELSU to international .

‎The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Victor Peretimode, said administration was committed to improving the of the institution through aggressive developmental .

Peretimode said 9,607 students took part in the convocation, adding that 13 of the graduating students obtained first class degrees.

“The graduating students included recipients of diplomas, post-graduate diplomas, first degrees, masters and unclassified certificates in medicine and surgery, pharmacy and dentistry.

“However, the university recorded the highest number of graduates in the first degree category with 8,148’’, he said.
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The Pro-Chancellor ‎and Chairman, Governing Council, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire, spoke of plans for a blue print to the institution one of the best. (NAN)
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