Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Sierra Leone will confer degrees and diplomas to close to 1000 students.

The University announced that the graduation ceremony will take place at the Bintumani Conference Centre at Aberdeen this Saturday.

The ceremony will be the first to be conducted by the University since its establishment in Sierra Leone after the Ebola epidemic.

According to the Campus Director, Agnes Mugo said that there will be 584 degree and 317 diploma graduates from 6 Faculties.

The Campus Director added that about 12 percent of students that started the course in 2016 will not be graduating this year.

Mugo said the highest number of students to be graduating are from the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology with 300 students.

Mohamed B. Jalloh, one of the students to graduate this Saturday said that he is elated because the ceremony for him is payment for his hard work over the years. He added that the university has shaped him to be meaningful and serve society.

The University has over 30,000 students in its 9 campuses around the world. Their campus in Sierra Leone is one of the newest.

Most of the students graduating from the university are scholarship holders from the Sierra Leone government.

However, their relationship with the Bio Administration has been bittersweet after they were accused of corruption in the Commissions of Inquiry that was set up by President Bio.

For this and other similar reasons, government suspended their funding students of the university. This affected their timelinecouldn’t work in line with their timeline.