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Former President Jonathan set to host Uniport Alumni 1981 set reunion

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Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, who is also an alumnus of the University of Port Harcourt will this weekend host the UNIPORT alumni set of 1981.

Jonathan, an alumnus and a pioneer graduating student of the federal institution will alongside other of his former schools mates participate in reunion activities scheduled for Thursday, November 25 to Saturday 27, 2021 in Yenagoa, the state capital of Bayelsa.

According to a statement from the media officer of Dr Goodluck Jonathan, it notes that activities lined up for the programme include a lecture, an excursion and a dinner and award night.

The statement also adds that the reunion programme is part of activities of the alumni aimed at improving bonds among old classmates and it provides a platform to deliberate on issues affecting their alma matter and ultimately giving back to the school and society in general.

The statement indicates that the pioneer deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof Ebiegberi Alagoa, 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 a 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 and the reunion is meant to encourage young and upcoming generations on the power of education.

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