Anchor University, a faith-based Institution and an off-shoot of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, holds its inaugural matriculation ceremony for its students on Wednesday, March 22, at the University Campus, Ayobo, Lagos State.
In a release signed by its Assistant Registrar for Strategy and Communications, Mr. Okesola Sanusi, the university declared its stellar determination to carve a niche in the educational firmament through a dogged pursuit of a globally-derived network of certified research and development enterprise and ICT-premised learning.
The release notes that the unique focus of the University will serve as a catalyst for higher education within the country in particular and the African continent in general. Already, the new University has established a full-orbed ICT laboratory on its campus whose scope will continue to be reviewed regularly.
Headed by a renowned Professor of Civil Engineering, Professor Joseph Afolayan, a former Dean of the School of Engineering & Engineering Technology, FUTA and former Vice Chancellor, Landmark University, the institution is determined to evoke strong spiritual and moral character credentials for its students. Anchor University is also dedicated to the promotion of sound and achievable intellectual pursuits within the university community. ‘The prime intention here is to produce highly cerebral and well-rounded graduates with Character, Competence and Courage.’
‘The ultimate aim’, the release further declares, ‘is to rank among the top five universities in the country within the next decade’.
The Chancellor of the University and General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor (Dr) W.F. Kumuyi is expected to deliver a keynote address at the ceremony where other prime stakeholders in the education sector are also expected to attend.