AAUA Graduates 4,053, As 18 Bag First Class
The ceremony, which would feature award night, novelty match, career talk, cultural activities and others, will be at its peak with a convocation lecture titled, “Quality or Quantity: Positioning The Nigeria University System For The Challenges Of Science And Technology In This Millennium.”
The former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okebukola will deliver the lecture.
At a press briefing heralding the 6th convocation ceremony, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun, said 4,053 graduands would be awarded first degrees, 130 Master’s, 20 Ph.Ds, while 107 obtained diplomas in different disciplines.
He disclosed that out of the total number, 18 students came out with first class from different departments, 787 had second class upper, 2,500 with second class lower, 702 third class, while 46 finished with pass.
He also stated that the one-week long ceremony would see honorary awards conferred on some distinguished Nigerians: President of the African Development Bank and immediate past Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina; Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan, and Chief Bisi Ogunjobi.
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