The University of Benin (UNIBEN) in line with moving forward with academic activities, conducted a virtual matriculation for it’s 2019/2020 fresh students and it was a success.
In line with this, the Student Union Government led by Comrade Egwu Benjamin Lotanna released a statement welcoming the matriculants to the great institution of learning and wishing them happy matriculation.
The statement reads ” Greatest University of Benin students, just like the breath of fresh air bring relief to those distressed, your virtual presence in this momentous event sends relief to the entire University students and management.
“the golden age executives led by Comrade Egwu Benjamin Lotanna on behalf of the entire student officially welcomes the 10, 000 Matriculants to this great academic institute.
“It is great to have you admitted into this institution. It is a privilege others have longed for and we are grateful to God you are among the lucky ones.
“Your getting here is not by chance but a dogged show of hard work and persistence. Amongst many candidates, you were carefully selected for a program. You have earned yourself a place in the intellectual community and it is up to you to own it.
“Many distractions will come to your way especially when school is finally reopened. Some will discourage you, others will point you to your goal. Be curious to learn and be discipline to comply with school regulations as to make the most of your academic pursuit.
“Our product speaks volumes of the institution. These are the creme de la creme in our society, cutting across every stratum of society. Be certain yours will not be different as your dogged show of hard work should not relent.
“Welcome to the University of Benin, Happy Matriculation”.
Please note that “The Golden Age Executives led by Comrade Egwu Benjamin Lotanna had an extensive discussion with the school management in addressing the plight of most matriculants who felt left out from the ceremony. And we reached a commendable solution.
“All matriculants who were not permitted to attend the ceremony due to the COVID-19 protocol have no need to panic. The school management has assured us that everyone will be honoured with the matriculation gown, brochure, and student handbook.
“Therefore, whenever school is reopened to accommodate you and your members, be certain all these materials and more would be made available during the orientation program”.