Institution produces 64 first class graduands

He said that aside the first class category, 1,671 would graduate in second class upper division, and 4,346 in second class lower, adding that 1, 014 made third class and three persons with pass result.

Graduating students

Authorities at the University of Benin in Edo, said 64 out of no fewer than 6,000 first degree graduates it produced in the 2013/2014 academic session came out in first class category.

Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, made this known at news briefing in Benin on Monday.

Orumwense announced that activities of the institution’s 41st Convocation and its 45th Founders’ Day celebration would begin on Monday and end on Nov. 28.

He disclosed that 11,020 persons would be awarded various diplomas and degrees of the university during the convocation.

Orunwense said that the institution would also award 268 Diplomas, 541 Post Graduate Diplomas, 2, 212 Masters Degrees and 382 Doctorates.

He said that the ceremonies would also feature the formal installation of Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano, as the 9th Chancellor of the institution.

He also disclosed that honorary degrees would be conferred on two distinguished Nigerians, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase and Prof. Osato Giwa-Osagie, for their contributions to nation building.

He added that the convocation lecture would be delivered by Prof. Atahiru Jega, a former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Pro-Chancellor of the University of Jos.

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