Former President Goodluck Jonathan Hosts UNIPORT Alumni Set of 1981

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LAGOS – Former President Goodluck Jonathan will this weekend host the University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association, set of 1981

Jonathan, an alumnus and a pioneer graduating student of the University of Port Harcourt, a federal University, will alongside his former schoolmates participate in reunion activities scheduled for Thursday, November 25 to Saturday November 27, 2021 in Yenagoa the Bayelsa State capital.

A statement from the media office of Goodluck Jonathan stated that the activities lined up for the programme include, a lecture, an excursion and a dinner and awards night.

The statement added that the reunion programme is part of activities of the alumni association aimed at fostering bond amongst old classmates and a platform to deliberate on issues affecting their alma matter and give back to the school and society in general.

It was also indicated that Prof Ebiegberi Alagoa, pioneer deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt is to serve as the guest lecturer for the conference scheduled for 10 am, Saturday November 27th while Sen. Douye Diri,  Governor of Bayelsa State and an alumnus of the School will serve as the special guest of honour.

The University of Port Harcourt, located in Rivers state was established in 1975 as University College but was upgraded to a full-fledged university in 1977. The school popularly called Uniport has over the years groomed many illustrious leaders and trailblazers of international repute and the reunion is meant to encourage young and upcoming generations on the power of education.

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