14th Graduation Ceremony of Puntland State University [PSU]
Lighting up the Ceremony
The Puntland State University (PSU) celebrated its 14th Graduation day on Wednesday, the 7th April 2021 at its Main campus in Garowe. The celebrations started with the holy Quran prayers and followed by the academic procession in which the honorable dignitaries namely, Mr. Ismail Warsame, Second deputy speaker of Puntland State Parliament, Mr. Abdullahi Roble, Higher Education Minister of State, Mr. Mohamoud Sh. Hamid, PSU Vice chancellor, and Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Burtinle, PSU Registrar.
the honorable dignitaries adorned the dais and after the National anthem, the PSU Vice chancellor, Mr. Mohamoud Sh. Hamid, gave warm greeting to all the honorable dignitaries, Deans of respective facilities, lecturers, graduands and their parents, and guests.
The Remarks of Honorable Dignitaries
The PSU Vice chancellor, Mr. Mohamoud Sh. Hamid, declared the graduation day open and in his presidential address he congratulated the graduands. After he briefed the historical evolution of Puntland State University, Vice chancellor has stated that,
‘’The education system should not be based on the marks scored by the student it should be the Innovation and Employment as well as Entrepreneurship oriented.’’ Said by: Mr. Mr. Mohamoud Sh. Hamid, PSU Vice chancellor
The Second deputy speaker of Puntland State Parliament, Mr. Ismail Warsame, he apricated the remarkable role of Puntland State University in producing high quality graduates with excellent knowledge and skills required in contributing significantly in developing the country, he also stated that his very honorable to be one of the earliest graduated batch of Puntland State University. In his speech he pointed out that,
‘’Learning is a Continuous Process by the Hard work and Dedication by teachers in shaping the graduands as a responsible citizen of the country.’’ Said by: Mr. Ismail Warsame, Second deputy speaker of Puntland State Parliament
The Higher Education Minister of State, Mr. Abdullahi Roble, stated that Puntland State University is maintaining high standards in education and helping for molding the young graduands to the society. Certainly, The Higher Education Minister of State, also has announced that,
‘’The Puntland State Higher Education Ministry is honored to over fully-Sponsored International Scholarship for the top 8 graduated students of Puntland State University 14th Convocation.’’ Said by: Mr. Abdullahi Roble, Higher Education Minister of State
Indeed, Puntland State University apricate the extraordinary support and commitment of the Puntland State Government, practically the Higher Education Ministry in improving and ensuring the quality of education in the region.
Graduation Statistical Report:
The Puntland State University Registrar, Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Burtinle, read out the graduation report and the names of the toppers of each department who received the degree and certificates from the honorable dignitaries. Then every Dean of the respective faculties have called out the names of the graduands of their respective departments who were awarded with the degree certificates by the honorable dignitaries.
The Puntland State University Registrar, has reported that in this 14th Convocation ceremony, out of 208 there were 178 (85.5%) students eligible to graduate from various departments like Public Health, Pharmaceutical Science, Information Technology, Public Administration, Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Political Science and International Relations.
The Puntland State University Registrar, Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Burtinle, has announced the Awards for the top-ranked student among all the other departments, which was Ms. Fatima Abdullahi Yusuf, from Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, Faculty of health Sciences. Thereafter, the top-ranked graduated students of each respective departments were received their wards from the honorable dignitaries
Top-Ranked Student Speech
The Top-Ranked Student, Ms. Ms. Fatima Abdullahi Yusuf, has stated that,
‘’I feel so honored and blessed to have you as my Mother, and want to express my gratitude for your care and support over the years. Thank you for instilling me with a strong passion for learning and for doing everything possible to put me on the path to greatness. I will never forget the important values you have passed down to me—particularly perseverance and honesty. Words cannot describe how important you are to me.’’ Said by: Ms. Fatima Abdullahi Yusuf, Top-Ranked Student
PSU 2021 Graduands Students Representative Speech
Today is the day that We all have dreamed about. Every single one these graduates worked so hard to get here. On the behave of the graduated student I thank the Puntland State University staff for the pat ience and commitment for delivering to us the required knowledge and skills required our professional career I encourage you to remember that life is made up of a lot of small journeys and you want to strive to make them as enjoyable, interesting and rewarding as possible. Congratulations graduates and good luck! Said by: Mr. Hassan Isse , Graduands Students Representative
Mr. Jamac Salaad, the Graduate student’s parents representative, he has sincerely congratulated the 14th Convocation graduated student. And he apricated the great education quality that PSU always provides as producing graduates to the market with great knowledge, Skills, Dedication and Commitment to the Work.
Indeed, Mr. Jamac Salaad has honorably announced that he will over one job opportunity for any one of the top 8 graduated students of Puntland State University 14th Convocation.
Parents expressed joyful gratitude to the all-PSU respective faculties and administrative entities in molding their departments as professionals in the course of education and the great learning environment.
Closing of the Ceremony
The PSU 2021 Convection Chairman, Dr. Abdirahman Adam Gambool, he has sincerely congratulated the PSU 2021 convocation graduates, and warmly thanks the participants and organizers for there remarkable contribution in making this day delightfully, and then he has declared that the graduation day closed, and the ceremony ended with the national anthem.