The Ogun state government has offered the over all best graduating student of Crescent University, Abeokuta, Miss Halimat Ibironke Abdul Salam, automatic employment in the state civil service.
The state Governor, Dapo Abiodun made the announcement at the 11th convocation ceremony and award of First Degrees, Masters Degrees, Diplomas, as well as Honourary Degrees of the University, held at the Bola Ajibola auditorium of the institution.
The Governor who spoke through his Deputy, Engr. Naimot Salako-Oyedele, urged Miss Halimat, who finished from the Department of Chemical Sciences and other graduating students to be good ambassadors of the university.
Governor Abiodun said his administration will not relent in its efforts to completely revamp the comatose state of the state’s educational sector to an enviable one among comity of states.
He said, “We are committed to education and for people who have been following our progress in the last four and half weeks, you will see that our efforts in the educational sector is really bringing the state back to its rightful place of position”.
” Our institutions that have been shut down due to one issue or the other have resumed and our students are very happy”.
Speaking at the event, the founder and proprietor of the university, Justice Bola Ajibola, gave thanks to Almighty Allah who made it possible for the institution to record another landmark achievement.
Highlights of the event include the conferment of Honourary Doctor of Science to the Royal Majesties, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Alake and paramount ruler of Egbaland, the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Adegboyega Dosunmu and a renowned scholar from Saudi Arabia, Dr. Abdulrahman Hamad Al-Tammami