The Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, has advised parents to encourage their children to obey every training given to them in the university.
Speaking at the 21st Matriculation Ceremony for undergraduate and postgraduate students, he told them to imbibe disciplined.
“May I admonish all parents and guardian present here today to help in ensuring that their sons and daughters and wards align with the training mode at Covenant University. So they can be enlisted among the new generation of leaders that Covenant has been producing till date.“
In his remarks, the Pro-Chancellor, Bishop David Abioye, pointed out that Covenant University was running with a unique mandate that was delivered to the Chancellor, to raise a new generation of leaders in all spheres of human endeavours.
“It is a unique brand of education that is driven by our core values which include, spirituality, integrity, possibility mentality, capacity building, responsibility, diligence, and sacrifice,” he added.
While making his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, stated that a total of 2, 216 students, which comprised 116 postgraduates, were matriculated for the 2020/2023 academic session.
He described the institution as a citadel of academic excellence where a new generation of leaders was molded and trained to restore the lost glory of the black race.
“The products of Covenant University are the most employable graduates in Nigeria,” he said.
He added that the university was recently adjudged the leading research institution in Business and Economics, Social Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, and Physical Science by the Times Higher Education.