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121 ABUAD Students Bag First Class Degrees

121 ABUAD Students Bag First Class Degrees
  • PublishedOctober 18, 2022

A total of 121 graduating students of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, (ABUAD) are to be awarded with First Class degree during the 2022 convocation ceremonies of the institution.

The vice-chancellor of the university, Prof Smaranda Olarinde, revealed this at the press conference heralding the 12th anniversary and the 10th unbroken convocation ceremonies of ABUAD in Ado Ekiti.

Olarinde said the private university would be graduating a total of 1,673 students made up of 1,418 Bachelor’s and 255 post graduate students.

She said 666 students would be graduating with second class upper, 489 students, second class lower, 70 students bagged third class from across the five facilities.

The VC added that the former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, Shehu of Borno, HRM Dr Abubakar Ibn Umar Garba Al Amin El-kanemi and Chief Mike Ozekhome ( (SAN) would be awarded the Honorary degrees of the university for imparting humanity through their different callings.

Also, Prof Israel Esan Owolabi would be unveiled as the first professor emeritus of the university in appreciation of his meritorious services to the university where he served as the pioneer provost, College of Engineering.

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