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Source: Canadian University of Modern Technology
Canadian University of Modern Technology becomes full fledged University, officially inaugurated as a Private University in Sierra Leone
Thursday 31st March 2022 – Canadian University of Modern Technology Campus, Mile 91 Tonkolili District
The then Canadian College now Canadian University of Modern Technology has officially been inaugurated as a private institution of higher learning in Sierra Leone. The Inauguration ceremony which attracted different private and public officials from various ministries, departments and agencies across the country was held at the campus’ edifice in Mile 91 Tonkolili District.
Chancellor of the University, Muckson Sesay Snr expressed appreciation for what he described as a dream come true. Mr. Muckson who is arguably Sierra Leone’s youngest ever Chancellor of a university remarked that his journey to transform education had not been an easy one, adding that there were persons that doubted the process. He stated that he was appreciative of his staff at the University and the Mile 91 community and its surroundings.
Chancellor Muckson said that technology is a fundamental backbone in developing societies the world over, noting that it was on such trajectory that CUMT hoped to thrive on.
Vice Chancellor of the Canadian University of Modern Technology, Professor Allyson A. Sesay commended the establishment of the university, stating that such positives should be replicated on all other societal sectors. He said that his desire to have joined the CUMT family was facilitated in his interest to have developed passion to help Chancellor Muckson to fully succeed. The revered Prof disclosed how he had to however make a tough decision to have left the University of Sierra Leone for the Canadian University, noting that he had a passion and vision of improving standards at the Mile 91 campus.
Deputy Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Hon. Sarjoh Aziz Kamara informed the gathering that government is committed to improving standards of higher education, pointing