14th Congregation ceremony of the Regional Maritime University held on the 5th September
The Regional Maritime University organized its 14th congregational ceremony in Saturday 5th September 2020 with a total of 465 graduands passing out this year. Some were awarded diplomas, some bachelors and some masters degrees and of this number 88 received their Master’s degrees, 289 Bachelor’s degrees and 88 Diplomas. 13% of these undergraduates graduated with first class honors, 53% with second upper and 25%
The Regional Maritime University is a tertiary institution with diplomatic status located in Accra – Ghana and is a branch of the World Maritime University, Founded by the Republics of Ghana, Cameroon, The Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor, Minister of roads and transport for the republic of Cameroon and of Ghana, members of the RMU board of governors, members of the RMU committee of experts, CEOs of ports and harbors of member states, the Vice President of the Shanghai Maritime University, Academic Council, Management, faculty members of RMU and the ALUMINI were all in attendance either online or in person. The ceremony was presided over by the University registrar.
The Vice Chancellor of the university Prof. Dr. Elvis Nyarko in his address, encouraged the graduands to seek to be innovative and create jobs and not only depend on the government or big institutions for employment since there has been a lot of values instilled in them by the university which if they tap into can make them very successful. After which he made mention of an outstanding performance by Mr. Raphael Olafunle Awushika of Bsc Ports and Shipping Administration, where he emerged as the overall winner of the 7th Ghana Standards Authority ARSO Continental Essay Competition. Making him the second student from the RMU to win this tertiary essay competition.
The Guest of honor Dr. Capt. Aaron Obeng Turkson former rector of the university in his address also admonished students to abstain from corruption as that is one menace really affecting and hindering the progress of Africa.
Source: Odomankoma News