September 15, 2012 ·6 Comments
The President H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud Silanyo has hailed the newly graduated Hargeisa University students as the “future of the country”.
The Head of State yesterday presided over the 9th batch of graduates numbering 637 who majored in various disciplines in 9 out of the 11 faculties of the campus.
“I today congratulate the graduates for their earnest efforts in going through their training”, said the President, and added, “I likewise hail their tutors and administration while praising the tremendous developments in the country that they have established”.
He said that since the country was a big one with a lot of hopes and expectations “the graduates are thus the seeds of the future of the nation”.
The President also saluted the parents whose efforts were the main catalysts behind the success of the graduands.
Education Minister Hon. Zamzam Abdi Adan said that she was overwhelmed by the large number of students who graduated at one go.
The University chancellor confirmed the number to be the highest ever in the campus’s history. Said Dr. Abdi Hussein, “They are graduating in commerce, Business Management and administration, Islamic Studies, Law, Medical Health, ICT etc” and added, “the graduating 21 doctors are the highest ever in the country” .
Amongst eminent personalities who graced the occasion were the Ministers of Presidency, Planning, Justice and Agriculture the Honoroubles Hersi Hassan Ali, Dr. Sa’ad Ali Shire, Hussein Aideed and Mohammed F. Geedoleh respectively.
Also present were Kulmiye and Ucid chairmen, second Deputy Parliamentary Speaker and former Vice President Abdirahman Aw Ali Farah.
Hon Farah and former cabinet member Ali Mohamed Waran’ade were amongst the graduating students.
By M A EGGE