- Goodluck Jonathan, alumnus and a member of the Pioneering 1981 University of Port Harcourt alumni set, will welcome his former classmates
- Activities The program includes a lecture, an excursion as well as a dinner and award evening guest lecturer
Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will host the University of Port Harcourt’s 1981 alumni set this weekend along with other of his former schoolmates participate in reunion activities scheduled for Thursday, November 25th through Saturday, November 27th, 2021 in Yenagoa, the capital of the state of Bayelsa.
A statement of the media office of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan notes that a lecture, an excursion, a dinner and an award evening are on the agenda.
The statement adds that the reunification program is part of the alumni’s activities aiming to foster bond between old classmates and provide a platform to discuss issues affecting their alma mater and to give back to school and society in general.
The statement states that Prof. Ebiegberi Alagoa, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Pioneers at the University of Port Harcourt, will serve as visiting lecturer for the planned conference at 10 am on Saturday while Sen. Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa of State, and an alumnus of the school, will serve as special guest of honor and King Alfred Diette-Spiff, former Governor of Old River State and Amanyanabo of Twon Brass, the Royal. is father of the day.
The University of Port Harcourt in the state of Rivers was founded in 1975 as a University College, but in 1977 it was upgraded to a full-fledged university school popularly called Uniport Years of groo med many illustrious leaders and pioneers of international renown and the reunion should encourage young and future generations for the power of education.
Buhari welcomes ex-president in a special birthday message
Similarly, President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated his immediate predecessor, former President Goodluck Jonathan, on his 64th birthday.
In a statement by his spokeswoman Femi Adesina Buhari congratulated Jonathan on his service to the country and his commitment to peace and the promotion of democracy in Africa.
He said that Jonathan had further expanded the boundaries of the leadership t by teaching many in the country the power of concentration, persistence and diligence by serving in various capacities.