President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the 4,946 University of Abuja graduands to use skills and knowledge acquired to transform the country and contribute their quota to national development.
The president gave the advice at the 23rd convocation ceremony of the institution in Abuja.
He said the critical component of university education was moulding of character and called on the graduands to demonstrate that they were worthy of the caward they had earned.
Buhari, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Sunday Echonu said that the Federal Government was committed to addressing youth unemployment.
He said the present administration would not rest until youth unemployment was reduced to the barest minimum and advised the youth to embrace measures aimed at curbing unemployment in the country.
He also said that his administration would continue to improve on infrastructure in the universities, promote teachers development and address deficiency in the educational system.