November 25, (THEWILL) – Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, will host the University of Port Harcourt alumni set of 1981 in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Jonathan, an alumnus and a pioneer graduating student of the federal institution will alongside his former school mates, participate in reunion activities scheduled for Thursday November 25 to Saturday 27, 2021 in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
A statement from the media office of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan stated that activities lined up for the programme include a lecture, an excursion, dinner and award night.
The statement added that the reunion programme is part of activities arranged by the alumni, aimed at fostering bonds among old classmates and a platform to deliberate on issues affecting their alma mater and give back to the school and society in general.
It further said that Prof Ebiegberi Alagoa, pioneer deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt is to serve as the guest lecturer for the conference scheduled for 10 am on Saturday while Sen. Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa of State and an alumnus of the School will serve as a special guest of honour.
The University of Port Harcourt, located in Rivers state was established in 1975 as University College but was upgraded to a full-fledged university in 1977.
The school, popularly called Uniport has over the years groomed many illustrious leaders and trailblazers of international repute.
The reunion is meant to encourage young and upcoming generations on the power of education.