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The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has announced the President of the African Export-Import Bank, Professor Benedict Okechukwu Oramah, as Keynote Speaker at its 14th Commencement Ceremony on May 27th. Oramah, who holds a 1991 Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, is a Professor of International Trade and Finance.

The AUN Commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022, will be exceptional. The graduating Class of 2022 is top-notch and industry-ready; it comprises very bright young men and women who have passed through a rigorous academic program in a liberal arts curriculum that inculcates critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

AUN, whose Governing Council had approved full compliance with the Federal Government of Nigeria’s directive to all tertiary institutions to close down as a precautionary measure against further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, will begin course delivery through online channels with effect from March 30, the Vice President for University Relations, Dr. Abubakar Abba Tahir, announced on Monday.

How was I going to achieve these contradictions? I reached out to my 14-year-old son who incidentally is in the audience today. I asked his opinion on how I should go about it. He rolled his eyes with a bored look on his face in a way that had only been perfected by teenagers and said to me with a voice as deep as he could muster; one I’m guessing in his opinion is laden with wisdom. He said: “Mum, be short, be relatable and don’t steal their thunder”

The President of the university, Dr Dawn Dekle, said this at the graduation ceremony at the university’s main campus in Adamawa.The President of the university, Dr Dawn Dekle, said this at the graduation ceremony at the university’s main campus in Adamawa.