The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Achievers University, Owo, Prof. Sam Aje says the University has produced about 4,000 graduates in its 13-year history.
Prof. Aje stated this during a press conference held in Owo on Monday, as part of the activities marking the 13th anniversary of the University.
According to the VC, the foundation day lecture would be delivered by the Pro-Chancellor and Founder of Lead city, Jide Owoeye on Friday, December 11 by 12noon.
Earlier on Friday, a novelty match between Teaching and Non-teaching staff would hold by 9am, while thanksgiving service at St. Andrews Cathedral Church, Owo holds on Sunday, December 13 by 10am.
Aje also reiterated that the University has successfully trained and graduated students with first class degrees in professional courses such as Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, Nursing and Medical Laboratory Science.
“In the professional areas, I dare say that we are among the best, if not the best among the Universities presenting students for Nursing and Midwifery professional examinations in Nigeria. We are equally and undoubtedly among the best in the field of Medical Laboratory Science.
“Our Law students have started distinguishing themselves among students of much older Universities by hauling medals and awards before getting to the graduating year.”
He also used the opportunity to emphasised the fact that the institution’s Pro-Chancellor, Dr Bode Ayorinde and the council, through the window of its corporate social responsibility, approved tuition-free for 11 courses for three academic session starting from 2020/2021 calendar.
On staff welfare, the VC said the institution will continue to prioritize the need of its staff, adding that no worker was retrenched as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.