Salem University, Lokoja has mobilised 36 graduands for the mandatory one year Law School before their National Youths Service.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Alewo Johnson-Akubo disclosed this in a statement issued by the Registrar, Dr Emmanuel Adejoh in Lokoja on Friday.
According to him, the 36 graduands were the first set of the institution’s Law College that has passed out successfully and were qualified to move to the last lap of their studies to become competent and qualified lawyers.
“We have confidence in this first set of change agents from our College of law to go to the last lap of their studies at the law school to become qualified and competent lawyers, fit to be called to the Bar.
“Salem University is glad that this day has come to reality and the management is so happy for this remarkable fit.
“The joy of it all is that, by the Grace of God Almighty, great and powerful Lawyers and impartial and impeccable Judges will come from this very set to correct the ills in the Nigerian society and the world at large ” he said.
The VC urged the graduands to be committed, determined and focused to ensure that they graduate from the law school in flying colours to make the institution proud.
He said that as Change Agents, they should be resolute with their faith in God, never to allow any temptation or challenge pull them off the path of truth and righteousness that Salem University typifies in order to enjoy the favour of God in their lives.
According to him, Salem University would strive to continue to remain a citadel of learning to the teeming youths both within and outside Nigeria to help them discover and fulfill their divined destinies for the good of humanity.
Johnson-Akubo said, “education is the bedrock of any well meaning nation and should be pursued with all vigour and sense of seriousness towards stimulating growth and development.”