I, Professor Angela Freeman Miri Vice-Chancellor, Management, Staff, Students and indeed, the graduands of Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State, want to use this medium to appreciate all those who have contributed immensely in one way or the other to ensure that our Second (2nd) Convocation Ceremony which held on Saturday, 4th November, 2017 was a huge success. Your prayers and supplications shall never go unrewarded. Time and space will not permit us to mention you all, however, mention is being made here of just a few personalities: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ably represented by Mallam Ibrahim Dan’Iya the Deputy Executive Secretary (NUC), Hon. Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Government and People of Kogi State, Executive Secretary, National Universities’ Commission, Professor Adamu Abubakar Rasheed MFR, Mni, FNAL, the Chancellor (FUL), His Royal Highness Alhaji Dr. Muhammadu Abali Ibn Muhammadu Idriss CON, the Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Emirs and Chiefs and his entourage, all Royal Fathers from Kogi State, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council (FUL) and 2nd Convocation Lecturer Professor Nimi Dimkpa Briggs OON, MBBS, FWACS and his amiable wife, and all members of Federal University Lokoja Governing Council, visiting Pro-Chancellors and Chairmen of the Governing Councils of other Universities, visiting Vice-Chancellors of sister Universities and their Representatives, visiting Provosts and Rectors of Colleges of Education and Polytechnics respectively; The Executive Chairman of Federal Character Commission Dr. Shetima Bukar Abba; Heads of Federal Establishments in Kogi State, Security Agencies in Kogi State namely: the Nigerian Army, the Nigerian Police, State Security Service (SSS), Nigerian Civil Defense, Federal Road Safety Commission, Special Marshalls, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), the Clergies, Friends of the University, Parents and Guardians, Members of the Press, all and sundry, we say “Thank you very much”, and may the good Lord reward you abundantly.
Professor Angela Freeman Miri,
Vice-Chancellor, Federal University Lokoja