UBA Liberia CEO Lectures Cuttington Junior College Graduates On How To Be Successful

UBA Liberia CEO delivering the commencement address on the campus of the University

Addressing the ninth commencement convocation of the Cuttington Junior College on the campus of the Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (Liberia), Mr. Olalekan Balogun called on recipients of Associate Degree of the University Junior College to remain steadfast in their pursuit for a better livelihood after their studies.

Some of the Cuttington Junior College graduates listen attentively to their Guest Speaker

He urged the 46 graduates who received their degrees in several disciplines including two from the Accounting department, six from Public Administration, seven from Education, eighteen from Agriculture, eleven from Nursing, and one from the Sociology department to always remember that there will always be time for them to build their capacities by leasing with people who will nurture them in their future pursuit.

UBA Liberia staff and Chief Executive Officer immediately after the elaborate commencement program

The UBA Liberia Chief Executive Officer whose address to the graduates received a thunderous applauds from the parents and guardians, expressed thanks and appreciation to the professional staff of the University for their mentorship which has eventually made the students to be successful in their studies, and also told the graduates to work harder if they are to become successful in their daily lives.

Mr. Balogun and Officials of the University at the program

He called on the graduates to always be focused in whatever they do; “This will help you to lead you to success. You must always learn to associate with people who you can learn from, and not people who will pull you down, success people are those who spent lot of times to do things that will be in their interest. You have a decision to make,” Mr. Balogun told the graduates.

Earlier, the President of the University, Dr. Herman B. Browne praised the faculty of the University for successfully making sure that ninth commencement convocation of the University Junior College to seal smoothly, and also thanked the students for their hard work over the years.

Graduates marching towards the Hall

Also speaking during the program was the Associate Vice President of Cuttington Junior College, Ms. Victoria K. Kassellie, who used the occasion to buttressed the mentorship delivered by Mr. Olalekan Balogun to the graduates, adding, “You, the graduates from today must take seriously the advises given you today by Mr. Balogun as you leave the walls of this University. If you want to be successful take the advice of our guest speaker,” Ms. Kassellie told the graduates.

UBA Liberia Chief Executive Officer presenting a gift to the smartest student of the graduates

Also present at the program was the Most Reverence, Jonathan B.B. Hart, Bishop, Episcopal Church of Liberia, and President of the Board of Trusteers, Mr. Charles Allen, President of the Ubniversity Alumina and Rep Ben Fofana of Margibi County.

The program was colorful with parents and guardians from far and near were there to grace the occasion.

UBA Liberia CEO presenting a gift to the President of the University, Dr. Herman B. Browne
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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.