966 graduate as Caleb varsity honours Momoh, Alake at 12th convocation
Vice Chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Prof. Nosa-Owens Ibie, has assured students that the institution is poised to prepare them for the future of work.
Owens-Ibie, who spoke at the 12th convocation ceremony of the institution, also urged them to make good use of the opportunities given to them.
The professor of Mass Communication urged the graduating students to put into practice all they have learnt, assuring that the sky is the starting point for them.
The Pro-Chancellor, Prof Sunday Ajayi, who extolled the virtues of the Visitor and Founder, Dr Oladega Adebogun, for his vision in establishing the institution, also commended the graduates for raising the bar, urging them to imbibe the core values of the institution, namely godliness, innovation, service, integrity, teamwork, excellence and creativity, in their future endeavours.
Ajayi advised them not to forget the scriptural teachings, especially Philippians 4: 8-9, and commit it to heart.
The chancellor, represented by the vice chancellor, conferred honorary doctorate degrees on, Founder and Chairman, Channels Television, Dr John Momoh and Chairman, TVC Communications, Mr Dele Alake.
In his convocation lecture, titled: “Digital disruptions, financial inclusion, startups and the Challenge of Youth Creativity,” Mr. Babatunde Fajemirokun, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AIICO Insurance Plc, advised the youths to have an entrepreneurial mindset and acquire skills to constantly be ahead of competition in a vastly competitive world.
He said: “Technology has changed a lot, as Flutterwavers and others are using technology to provide digital solution. My hope is that Caleb graduates would also foster this growth in the nearest future.”
According to the university’s information and media specialist, Mr Olawale Adekoya, the three-day ceremony, witnessed the conferment of bachelors and postgraduate degrees; diplomas and honorary degrees.
Out of the 747 graduating students, 32 bagged first class, 390 second class upper, 313 second class lower; while 13 made third class.
Out of the 219 postgraduate students, 32 made distinction, while 187 passed.
Miss Eunice Moyinoluwa Osho emerged the most outstanding graduate, while Olaniran Timothy Oyelowo received the most outstanding postgraduate student award.