The 3rd matriculation ceremony of Anchor University, Lagos (AUL) and investiture of the Vice-Chancellor, turned out a moment of appreciation and reminiscence as the university’s community recounted achievements since AUL began academic activities two years ago.
The ceremony which took place at the university’s Auditorium recently with 134 matriculating students had friends, parents and other AUL stakeholders in attendance.
In his speech, after his investiture, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Joseph Afolayan, thanked the university’s proprietor, the General Overseer of the Deeper Life Christian Ministry and Chancellor of AUL, Pastor W.F. Kumuyi, for his support and passion for the university. “I sincerely express my profound gratitude to our proprietor on the special occasion of my investiture. I specially appreciate the concern and supports we have enjoyed from the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Chancellor of AUL, Pastor Kumuyi,” he said.
Speaking about some of the milestones achieved by the university since it began academic activities two years ago, Prof Afolayan said AUL has proven beyond any doubt that it’s here for real business.
In his words, “I can reliably tell you that AUL is destined for greatness. Since we began operations exactly two years ago, we have taken countless important steps that are geared towards positioning us as a respectable university internationally and, in no distance time. There has not been a downtime a single day on this campus and, you could be rest assured that there will never be any. We have toiled across different terrains, within and outside of Africa, in a bid to build partnerships that are bound to promote our vision. Today, we are proud to say we have quality partnerships with many leading institutions and universities across the globe,”
Also speaking at the ceremony, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Pastor P.O Oluwi, in his goodwill message, reiterated the determination of the BoT to support every effort that will ensure the vision of the proprietor for the university is achieved.