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University of Buea’s 24th Convocation

After two long years of waiting, the University of Buea finally returned to its biggest stage of graduation with the 24th convocation. The event, which took place from Tuesday 1st December to Saturday 3rd December, brought together three batches of graduates from the years 2020, 2021, and 2022.

On day one of the convocation, over 2000 students from the faculties of agriculture and veterinary medicine, science, and the college of technology graduated, including 59 PhDs. The quest speaker, Prof Dorothy Limunga Njeuma, the pioneer vice chancellor of the university of Buea, discussed the topic “the ravages of corruption” and urged the graduating students to be disciplined and avoid shortcuts to success.

Day two saw over 4,247 students graduating from the advance school of translators and invigilators, as well as education and social and management science faculties, including 99 PhDs. The guest speaker, Professor Ivo Leke Tambo, emphasized the importance of social cohesion in resolving social and economic development problems, urging graduates to be inspired by “the love of gentle ways” and continue forging ahead in unity and diversity.

The convocation concluded on Saturday with over 2,295 graduates from the faculties of Arts and Laws and Political Science. The guest speaker, Emeritus Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies Ibrahim Kashim Tala, called upon graduates to show competence as they go out into society because “you will be judged by society based on your quality.”

Overall, the 24th convocation was a momentous occasion for the University of Buea, bringing together graduates from multiple years and faculties while inspiring them to strive for excellence and unity in their future endeavors.

Shey Julius Nkuh

A Conflict Resolution graduate currently persuing Master's Degree in the University of Buea, Cameroon. Believes in the role of the media as an educational, informational and entertainment tool . He is also passionate about creating awareness to societal crisis. For this reason, has dedicated most of his time to charity. He derives pleasure in blogging and creating contents for you.

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