GEC Academy International, one of Nigeria’s foremost sixth form colleges and international placement agents, has graduated 51 students. The ceremony, the 5th edition, was held at the Bankers’ Hall, Lagos, and had in attendance Mrs. Ajoke Gbeleyi, representative of the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education; Dr. Ghalib Fahad, a former senior lecturer at Middlesex University, UK and GEC Academy Academic Director, and well-wishers of the class 2016 graduands.
Mrs. Josephine Peters, the institution’s Executive Director/Director of International Affairs, recalled that the academic year had not been easy, saying, however, that with focus, discipline and passion, the institution was able to record another milestone, which she believes will help to guide the students in their studies overseas.
She informed that the academy recorded its highest number of student during the year: 21 for medical programme into the first year at the University of Debrecen, Hungary.
Fahadic admonished the graduands to uphold Nigeria’s culture. Guest Speaker, Pastor Godman Akinlabi of Elevation Church, enjoined the graduands to always remember where they are coming from. He advised them to put God first in whatever they do. The students’ president, Abass Abdul-Lateef, stated that the 10 months’ study at the college impacted their lives.
Bolaji Simisola Olaniyan and Adanna Sharon Okoye emerged the best overall graduating students for Medical Foundation and A’ level respectively.