18 graduands of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) will be awarded first class degree certificates at this year’s convocation ceremony of the institution.
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, will graduate 4,310 at the 6th Convocation Ceremony of the institution which will hold on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th, December, 2015. Of this number, 18 graduands will receive First Class Degrees.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefu, gave the revelation during the Press Conference kick-starting the Convocation Ceremony.
Ajibefun, who took over as the VC of the institution in January 2015, said 787 of the graduating students earned Second Class Upper Division, 2,500 obtained Second Class Lower Division, 702 made Third Class while 46 had pass.
He said apart from those graduating with first degree, 130 would take master’s degree, 20 will bag Ph.D while 107 would take Diplomas.
The vice-chancellor said four eminent Nigerians, who have distinguished themselves would be conferred with honourary doctoral awards.
He gave the name of those to be honoured as the President of the African Development Bank and immediate past Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the Olugbo of Ugbo kingdom in Ondo State, Oba Frederick Akinruntan, Chief Bisi Ogunjobi and a Professor of History, Prof. Bolanle Awe.
Ajibefun said he had since he resumed 11 months ago had been consolidating and improving on the achievements he met on ground and which the university tick.
He said the university has had six peaceful and unbroken academic calendar and which made the university very attractive to many admission seekers.