Governor Udom Emmanuel has pledged to turn Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) to a centre of excellence, conducive for learning and research. The governor made this known while addressing the fourth and fifth convocation of AKSU held in its main campus at Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin.
He said his administration places premium on education and human resource development and promised that more infrastructure will be provided to enhance the capacity of the school to produced graduates that can compete on the world stage.
Emmanuel announced post-graduate scholarships to two best performing graduates of the university in any country of their choice. He congratulated the graduating students on their diligence to acquire the Golden Fleece, urging them to be true ambassadors of the university.