The University of Buea in Cameroon celebrated the academic success of 5705 from its 21st and 22nd Batch from the Academic years of 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 on Tuesday December 19. The 2015/2016 had 3719 STUDENTS, while the 2016/2017 batch had over 1986.
The university conferred bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees upon these graduate students in a ceremony that began in the morning and ended in the afternoon.
The Right Rev. Fonki Samuel, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, (PCC) the guest speaker at the ceremony, reflected on the worries of most graduating students and the situation of the country.
“Graduates should not sit and say there are no jobs, be creative and think beyond your comfort zones, do not follow the whole crowd and say things are difficult, despite the difficult moments make a difference.”
The best student came from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, TABE BAYE Bismarck with a GPA of 3.81, First Class Honors in Telecommunications; he read the Valedictory Address.
Miss ECHARI LIFA of the 21st batch was also recognised as the best student, with the second highest GPA ever in the University of Buea’s history; she has a GPA of 3.92, from the faculty of eduaction and the department of educational psychology.
The University of Buea Choir (UB CHOIR) performed Cameroon’s National Anthem, the UB Anthem and some other songs during the ceremony.