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Varsity to award 61 First Class degrees

The UNIBEN vice-chancellor said 12,808 candidates would be awarded various diplomas and degrees during the ceremony.

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Addressing newsmen in Benin on Tuesday, the UNIBEN vice-chancellor said 12,808 candidates would be awarded various diplomas and degrees during the ceremony holding from Nov. 23 to 26.

According to him, 154 graduates would bag doctorate degrees, 2,531 master’s degrees, 233 post-graduate diplomas, 9, 281 undergraduate degrees, 95 undergraduate diplomas and 514 unclassified.

Orumwense said the ceremony would also feature the conferment of honorary degrees of Doctor of Science as well as Professor Emeritus to deserving Nigerians.

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The vice-chancellor said the Convocation Lecture would be delivered by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN).

He said that 15 newly-completed projects would be inaugurated while the institution’s Hall of Fame would be awarded to Prof. Godwin Oshodin for his exceptional leadership qualities and creativity.

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