OFFICE OF THE PRESS SECRETARY AND PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESMAN
Date: 10th December, 2019.
President Julius Maada Bio Departs Sierra Leone for 100th Commencement Convocation Ceremony of the University of Liberia
His Excellency President Dr. Julius Maada Bio has departed Sierra Leone this evening, Tuesday, 10th December 2019, for the Centennial Commencement Convocation Ceremony of the University of Liberia which will be held at the Samuel Kanyon Sports Complex, Paynesville, on Wednesday, 11th December 2019.
His Excellency President Dr. Julius Maada Bio has been invited by the President of the University to deliver a Special Convocation Address at this year’s Centennial Commencement Convocation ceremony.
After the convocation ceremony, His Excellency President Dr. Julius Maada Bio is expected to meet with the leadership of the University of Liberia and later a dinner will be hosted in honour of the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
The University of Liberia was founded in 1862 as Liberia College and became a full University in 1951. It is a public institution funded mainly by the Government of Liberia. The University’s mission is“to prepare well qualified men and women for teaching, research, public and private service, and to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for sustainable human development”.
His Excellency President Dr. Julius Maada Bio will return to Sierra Leone on Thursday, 12th December 2019.
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