The occasion was hosted by Prof. Suleiman Ahmed Gulaid, President, Amoud University (AU) and graced by the presence of H. E. Muse Biihi Abdi, President, Republic of Somaliland. Prof. Suleiman was accompanied by Prof. Ahmed Abdillahi Boqore, Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance, AU, Prof. Mohamed Mohamoud Jama "Derie", Vice President, Public Relations and Community Outreach, AU, Dr. Said Ahmed Walhad, Principal, Amoud College of Health Sciences (ACHS), Dr. Mohamed Muse Jibril, Vice President, Academic Affairs with the Master of ceremonies being Hassan Rabiye, Director of Protocol, Amoud University.
Among the guests who attended the ceremony were various national government ministers, regional government officials including the mayor of Borama City and governor of Awdal region, community leaders, parents and the graduating class of 2021. The ceremony was held at Amoud University, Main Campus, Borama, Somaliland.
Prof. Suleiman congratulated all graduands of Amoud University class of 2021 for having achieved the various milestones in their lives. He conferred various qualifications to those who attained Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Degrees, and wished all of them well in their future endeavours. A total of 995 students graduated in the 2021 cohort, out of whom 800 were undergraduate students and the other 195 were postgraduate students. The rector urged all graduates to remain true to the spirit of Amoud University as "A Vehicle for Peace and Development" and to ensure they act as window for the world to see the quality of Amoud University being the oldest, most prestigious university in Somaliland. He also thanked all those individuals and organizations that have been instrumental in not only helping establish Amoud University but also walking with the university over the years through support in partnerships on development projects. The sales and marketing officer of Dahabshiil group of companies took the opportunity to announce funding in form of telecommunications laboratory for Amoud University to the the of 1 Million US dollars which had been approved by the organization. The lab will be setup at the main campus, Amoud University, Borama.
In his speech, H. E. Muse Biihi Abdi, President, Republic of Somaliland, congratulated all graduating students in the class of 2021 and wished them the best in their future endeavours as they engage in nation building.