Hope of getting employment among the 51 first class graduates, of Gombe State University, (GSU) rose after Access Bank PLC disclosed its readiness to offer them automatic employment at its 6th, 7th 8th and 9th combined convocation which held over the weekend in Gombe.
The managing director (MD)/chief executive officer of Access Bank Nigeria PLC, Mr Herbert Wigwe, while addressing the audience disclosed that all the 51 first class graduands will be offered automatic employment by the bank if they are willing to accept the offer.
Wigwe who was conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree of Administration, by the university made the disclosure while responding on behalf of three other eminent Nigerians who were also conferred with the honorary doctorate degrees
According to him, “the Bank will be willing to offer them appointment if they will accept the offer”.
While thanking the university community for finding them worthy of the honour bestowed on them, Dr. Wigwe commended the university for the remarkable achievement amidst security challenges in the region.
He said, “In spite of the security challenges in the region I must commend the management and the State Government for putting up remarkable infrastructure in the institution despite having little resources.”
He also congratulated the gradaunds for the feat they achieved in their academic pursuit and assured them that with perseverance, they will have a great future ahead of them.
“A journey of a thousand miles begin with a step, it may take some of you several years after graduating to settle but do not despair, pursue your dreams, you will excel,” He said.
The other three eminent Nigerians who were conferred with the Honorary Doctorate degrees were Hajiya Amina Mohammed Deputy Secretary General of the Unite Nations, Doctor of administration.
Others were former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr Christopher Kolade, Doctor of Letters and Emir of Gombe Dr Abubakar Shehu who double as the University’s Chancellor, Doctor of Administration.
Our correspondent reports that a total number of 3,958 students graduated in various courses and post graduate programmes of the university.
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