Renowned educator, Professor Clement Dzidonu, President of the Accra Institute of Technology (AIT), has delivered an inspiring message to African youth. During a recent graduation ceremony at AIT, he shared invaluable insights into the profound impact of AI on the future of Africa and the world, urging the next generation to stay ahead of the curve.
Professor Dzidonu began his captivating speech by shedding light on the paradoxical nature of knowledge in the age of AI, stating, “In the age of AI, the more you know, the less you know.” This paradox reflects the exponential growth of information and the boundless possibilities that AI presents. He encouraged graduates to remain humble, curious, and open-minded, emphasizing the need to continuously explore new questions and complexities in this era of AI.
The President of AIT highlighted a crucial correlation between action and capability. He asserted, “The more you do, the more you can do.” This underscores the importance of applying knowledge through action, as true growth and competence arise from actively engaging with the world. Graduates were encouraged to embrace challenges, take calculated risks, and leverage their skills and knowledge to make a meaningful impact in their communities and beyond.
According to a statement released by the University, the 19th graduation ceremony witnessed the graduation of a number of PhDs for the 11th time, over 300 Bachelor’s degree holders, and 14 Master’s degree recipients. Additionally, over 1,500 students in various academic programs were matriculated into the University.