On Saturday 11th February 2017 the University of Makeni awarded degrees, certificate and diplomas to 297 students.
This year’s academic congregation brought together local and foreign dignitaries with over 1000 dignitaries and parents attended the congregation.
A military band entertained the dignitaries, staff, parents and students.
This year the university awarded Certificates of Recognition to the Resident Minister North Alie D Kamara, the Managing Director of NADECO, and the Paramount Chief of Bombali Sheborah Chiefdom Bai Sheborah Kasangha . The university also presented Certificates of Recognition to partners abroad. These included Italian representatives from Amici Dela Sierra Leone, a representative from Rondine and the son of the late Lawyer Pavarai .
This year’s Guest Speaker was the Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Makeni George Biguzzi.