Disclosing this at the official presentation of the results of the students to the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university, Professor M.T. Ige, the Managing Director of New Horizon, Mr. Tim Akano, said that 129 undergraduates passed as international IT professionals.
“The beauty of the achievements is that till date the university is the first in Nigeria to produce at a sitting the largest figure of certified professionals, that is 129,” he said.
According to him, the students were drawn from various departments of the institution, which had earlier made the IT certification-training programme compulsory for all the students.
The feat by the undergraduates saw them making fantastic grades in highly rated international IT courses as Sun Java, Comptia A+, MOS Certifications among others.
Mr. Akano said the result is just a tip of the iceberg of the great achievements that the IT certification partnership with the university would bring to the students and the school as a whole.
He added that the performance is expected given New Horizon’s pedigree as the leading IT training entity in the world, noting that his firm places premium on 100 per cent practical-based model, even as they usually deploy the latest international contents and materials were used in training students.
Obviously excited VC, Prof. Ige, expressed the joy of the entire university community at the impressive performance of the students.
Also, he said, Crawford University has started to live up to the dreams and expectations of the visionary founders of the institution within the short period of its establishment.
He further said the university could not have anything short of all round excellence as is being experienced now because the cardinal points of the school are high spiritual and moral integrity as well as academic excellence.
Prof. Ige equally said the university has zero tolerance for social and moral vices of any form; hence students of the university are well focused towards such virtues as decent dressings, forthright behaviour and academic excellence.Some parents who accompanied their wards to the venue of the exam on the last day equally expressed their joy on the achievements of their wards.