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PHOTO: ECOWAS Commissioner’s Son Make List Of 5,000 King’s College Grad



Ambassador Abdel-Fatau Musah, ECOWAS Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security was a proud father recently when his son, Michael Musah, made the cut as one of the 5,000 latest Masters graduates of Britain’s leading King’s College, London.

Michael, holds a BA in International Relations from the London South Bank University. He has topped it with with a Master’s in International Peace and Security. He made with distinction, specializing in US-China Modules.

Ambassador Musah and Audrone Sileryte, the proud parents and well-wishers attended his latest graduation ceremony on Wednesday.

It was part of the university’s week-long convocation programme held at the Royal Festal Hall, in central London.

Nigeria’s Professor ‘Funmi Olonisakin, the University’s Vice President for International, Engagement and Services, and Michael’s mentor, who officiated a session on Wednesday, urged the new graduates to uphold King’s College values of academic excellence and impactful problem-solving.

She enjoined them to see their certificates as an academic achievement and empowerment for the world of work.

“I trust it has been an exciting journey for you. And as you reach this destination… you join the nearly 200-year history of graduates from King’s College London who have been defined and distinguished by using their knowledge with purpose to make this world a better place,” the Vice-Chancellor and President Prof Shitij Kapur, said in his address.

He welcomed the new graduates to “our global community of more than 220,000 alumni across 190 countries in this World.”

“It is a community made up of Nobel laureates like the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Olympians like Dina Asher-Smith, distinguished scientists like Prof. Nancy Rothwell, and hundreds of other pioneers in their own right who will inspire you as you explore and thrive in the world beyond King’s,” the vice-chancellor affirmed.

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In his vote of thanks, the Chairman of the University Council, Rt. Hon. Lord Geidt congratulated the graduates, saying he looked forward “to meeting many more of those whose lives and careers have been influenced by their education and experiences at this great university.”

As one of England’s top-ranked public universities, King’s College boasts an almost 200-year history, and has an estimated 27,000 students, with staff and student population from about 200 countries.

Established by the Royal Charter in 1829 under the patronage of King George IV and the Duke of Wellington, King’s became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London, which was set up in 1836.


See Pixes of Graduation Ceremony:


The Graduation ceremony held at Royal Festal Hall, in central London.


…With proud parents


Man of the moment.


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