•Attributes success to Tompolo
BENIN~ It was a celebration galore as Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have yesterday during the Benson Idaghosa University 12th Convocation Ceremony in Benin, Edo State capital recorded over 200 graduates and 4 students graduating with first class out of the total 902 convocating students of the institution.
This was contained in the convocation booklet of the University where ARI EBIMOTIMI EPHRAIM OTOGO and ODIKI SEIMIEKUMO graduated from the department of Political Science and Public Administration while
BOLEIDOWA LUCKY AND OKORO BEKE EVANS graduated from the department of Business Administration of the prestigious Benson Idaghosa University.
Speaking to Gbaramatu Voice Newspaper, Mr. Boleidowa Lucky, a first class graduate from Okerenkoko community in Gbaramatu Kingdom alleges that his academic success is tied to Lord almighty and the effective management of time on his part. In his words ” I want to specially thank Chief Government Ekpemupolo who made it possible for me to study here, I am adding my voice to every other graduates to thanks him”. He also pledges to contribute his quota in the development of the Kingdom and that of the entire Ijaw Nation by sensitizing youths on the importance of education.
In similar manner, Mr. Guwor Kennedy aka Kala, who graduated with a Second Class Honours (Upper Division) from the department of Political Science and Public Administration emphasized on the importance of education while particularly thanking God for a dream come true.
“I want to quickly thank high Chief Government Ekpemupolo for making us to have this rare privilege of coming to study here, because without him, most of us wouldn’t have gotten the opportunity to be here, hence we owe him in high esteem, I am also using this medium to call on our teaming Ijaw Youths out there to go to school as the gains cannot be overemphasized “. Guwor stated.
Reactions have continued to trail the academic development in Gbaramatu Kingdom as many described the event as a welcome development that will sure move the Kingdom and the Ijaw Nation forward.
” We the National Association of Gbaramatu Students are proud of you guys for your excellent performances. It’s a credit to the name Gbaramatu. Love you all. ” Comr. Seiyefa Ekpemupolo
” Congratulations to all Gbaramatu students that has made the kingdom proud by gaining admission and graduate successfully goodies to you all.” Odibo James
“Congrats to all Gbaramatu students for this milestone and double congrats to the first class students. I am really elated because Gbaramatu kingdom have taken a huge leap forward and has attained a new academic status among the league of kingdoms. Bravo!.Bravo!!bravo!!! my people.” Fred Ubebe
“Congratulations to all ijaw graduating students to day at Benson Idaghosa University Izon-Ebe is proud of you”. Mr. Michael K.
” I’m so happy. Our kingdom is now counting graduates in hundreds. So happy we are drastically bridging the gap of illiteracy! We pray for them to be productive and functional in various aspects of society because that’s the main aim and purpose of education” Comr. Godswill Wuruyai
“I want to specially thank those who took time to attend the convocation ceremony of our students, God will bless u all for showing them love once again, love you all”. Comr. Freeborn Abraye.
” It is good. Congratulations all our brothers and sisters. We must thank our HERO TOMPOLO for this landmark. Greet Kingsley Kuku too”. Fred Brisibe
” Glory to God almighty for giving us a man with a clear vision for his People. Bros anywhere you are may God almighty protect you from your political enemies and may you triumph as always because Gbaramatu Kingdom and Niger Delta at large still need you.” Chris Ekiyor
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