The ceremony was designed colorful and attractive with smiling, the ceremony was hold PSU main hall with hundreds of participants from different stakeholders including the Puntland State University (PSU) with collaborated university Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Ministry of Interior, Local Government and Rural Development, members from parliament, international and local organizations, postgraduate and undergraduates students, graduating students with parents and close friends intended to graduate postgraduates students, The main purpose of the ceremony was to handover postgraduate certificates for 19 students, 13 of them was graduated from the Master of Science in Development Studies and 6 graduated from Master of Business Administrations (MBA). Thursday, June 27th, 2017 was conducted graduation ceremony for all the campuses and held JKUAT main campus in Nairobi, PSU management team and some of the students were joined the ceremony.
The event was started at 06:00 PM and continued until 9:00PM during the ceremony there was a lot of happiness from the students and the entire participants. PSU VC, Mr. Hamid announced that through the experience of this program, through the close collaboration of JKUAT and other institutions provides postgraduates studies PSU will have its own postgraduate program, the VC mention that the curriculum of master program is currently collaborating with JKUAT and they hope to take the first enrolment on the coming year.
Keynote speakers included the Director of postgraduate studies, Abdulkadir Ahmed Warsame, PSU VC Mohamud Hamid Mohamed, Prof. Muturi from JKUAT, Ahmed Said Nor on behalf of graduating students, Abdirahman Shiekhdoon, chair of Puntland Universities association, Shirdoon, Director of higher education, Mohamed Abdullahi, DG of ministry of education and higher education, Juba DG ministry of interior, Said Abdi Samantar PM, All the speaker highlighted the importance of this ceremony and they sent and congratulations for both PSU for their effort of this golden opportunity (master program) as well as the graduating students. In the conclusion of the ceremony the students were handed over to certificates