http://allafrica.com/static/images/publishers/minibanners/dailytrust180.pngBy Usman A. Bello. Five years since it was founded, Salem University convoked its first set of graduates with the founder, Archbishop Sam Amaga, saying private universities fill a gap in education that government needs to recognise. Excerpts: As a parent expecting a new baby, I am happy that my dream of about five years ago has come to reality. Here at Salem University, we tend to bring out the real and the total man in the student. In the past we neglected their spirit and the real mind, and the consequence today is that we have made intellectual criminals. So what Salem University is devoted to doing is making total leaders by empowering their mind and spirit, so that they are socially adaptable and able to change their world. We build in them the attitude that will help them to win and create opportunities for others. That is the joy we have, that we are seeing the first sect of graduates today. Read more...