- The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, says it is encouraging 54 first class graduates of the institution by giving them jobs
- The tertiary institution reveals that some students already earn money from its work-for-cash scheme
- The institution advises its graduates to be of good behaviour
The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, on Tuesday, March 21, held its award and prize-giving day announcing that 54 graduates with first class degrees in various courses would be granted jobs a encouragement.
The institution said 7,600 persons graduated with 227 doctoral degrees and 667 master’s degrees awarded for the 2016/2017 session and out of the first degree graduands, 54 finished with first class in various courses.
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Premium Times reports that the vice chancellor of the institution, Joseph Ahaneku, said 76 students are also being paid N10,000 through the school’s work-for-cash scheme, that offers part-time roles to students.
According to him, the number would soon increase to 150.
The report quoted Ahaneku as saying the school would offer the best graduating students teaching jobs just as he urged them to be of good conduct, add value to the society and demonstrate the motto of the university which includes self-reliance, discipline, and excellence.
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The overall best graduating student, Ahachie Chibuike, said the award some of the received was encouraging.
Legit.ng earlier reported that at the 12th convocation ceremony of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, taking place on Thursday, March 22, fifty-four graduating students would receive first class degrees.
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