The Informer (Monrovia)

Liberia: Boakai Urges CU Graduates to Solve Problems With Degrees

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai last Saturday told graduates of the Cuttington University in Suacoco, Bong County, that the degrees they have earned after a successful academic sojourn are not only degrees but potential solutions to some of the many questions and stubborn challenges facing the Liberian society.He said they were receiving the credentials at a time when Liberia needs educational skills more than any other time in its history.

With the accomplishment, Vice President Boakai said the graduates were expected to improve their own lives, build businesses, strengthen communities and empower people.According to the Vice President, the Nation looks forward to a demonstration of leadership on a wide range of national issues, including poverty, diseases, corruption, youth development, gender equity, hunger, illiteracy and empowerment.

He challenged the graduates to think over the question of who was going to build towns and villages in the counties, cities, towns and villages in the leeward areas if they choose to settle and work in Monrovia.The Vice President urged the graduates to show patriotism by giving up the comfort of the City and take up positions in the interior of the Country.

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