The inaugural graduation ceremony of our founding cohort was held on Saturday, September 18th, 2021. The graduation ceremony was the result of the year long NSP Scholars program which provided scholars with training and knowledge on technology, entrepreneurship and design.
The ceremony opened with an introductory speech by The Chairman, NUTM Governing Board, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah who challenged the graduating scholars to be exemplary in their dealings and also continue to provide value through their ventures.
The commencement speaker and His Excellency, Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, in his address stated that “groundbreaking innovation in technology and commerce will always be the product of the work of well-trained people”
The ceremony proceeded to the presentation of certificates where exemplary scholars received awards for their outstanding success within the program.
The event closed with remarks from the Founding Dean, Dr. Omobola Johnson, member, NUTM Governing Board, who congratulated the Scholars on being the pioneer graduates of the NUTM Scholars program and thanked them for taking a chance on NUTM. She charged the graduates to be drivers of change and closed with a quote from Elon Musk, “I could either watch it happen, or be a part of it”.