Six students of the Federal University Lafia, who became the first sets of students to make first-class honours from the institution, have been rewarded with automatic employment by the university’s management .
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Muhammed Liman, made this known, Saturday, while presenting appointment letters to the beneficiaries at the institution in Lafia.
The beneficiaries include; William Yaji, Economics; Seyi Adediwura; Physics and Abdullaziz Zakari; Mathematics; Mercy Jerry; English and Modern Languages, Bashir Sani; Microbiology and Ibrahim Salah; Mathematics.
[penci_blockquote style=”style-2″ align=”none” author=””]He averred that rewarding excellence would serve as incentive for others to strive hard, in anticipation of a similar reward.[/penci_blockquote]
The management also gave automatic employment to the best physically challenged graduate, also a pioneer graduate Solomon Akoji, who had 2nd class upper from Sociology department.
The VC, who was represented by the registrar of the university, Dr Mamuda Abubakar, said the gesture was in fulfillment of the promise made to the beneficiaries during the institution’s maiden convocation on Jan. 19, 2016.
He said that with this appointment, the management expected better performance from the beneficiaries in their further studies.
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WilliamYaji, who responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, expressed gratitude to the management and said that they had been waiting for the appointment.
He averred that rewarding excellence would serve as incentive for others to strive hard, in anticipation of a similar reward.
Yaji, urged the university management to make the gesture a policy to offer automatic employment to all the first class graduates of the institution.