UNILAG Convocation Ceremony Schedule of Events – 2017

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University of Lagos, UNILAG convocation ceremony programme of events for the 2015/2016 graduands.

UNILAG convocation ceremony programme

 

The University Community, the general public, parents, guardians and in particular the 2015/2016 graduating students are hereby informed of the Convocation Ceremonies which have been scheduled as follows:

Check: Payment Procedures of UNILAG Academic Outfit, Convocation Brochure, Certificate Folder

UNILAG CONVOCATION PROGRAMME OF EVENTS.

Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 –     Pre-Convocation Press Conference
                                                                  Addressed by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahamon A. Bello, FAEng
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m.
Venue:                                               –     Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos

Monday, 23rd January, 2017
Event A:                                           –     Opening of Exhibition
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium Arena
Time:                                                 –     1.00 p.m.

Event B:                                           –     Convocation Lecture
Guest Lecturer:                                –     Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON.
Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals Development
Lecture Title:                                    –     “Building a Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building”
Chairman:                                        –     Rtd. Major General Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu, mni
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium
Time:                                                 –     2.00 p.m.

Event C:                                           –     Chancellor’s Reception
Time:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos

CONVOCATION DAY ONE

Date:                                                  –     Tuesday, 24th January, 2017
Event A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the Announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties of: Arts, Education, Environmental Sciences, Science, Social Sciences
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m.
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos

Event B:                                           –     Unilag Alumni Association Edutainment
Time:                                                 –     4.30 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Indoor Sports Hall, Sport Centre, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.

CONVOCATION DAY TWO

Date:                                                  –     Wednesday, 25th January, 2017
Event A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties & Institute: Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, Distance Learning Institute (DLI)
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m. prompt
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos

Event B:                                           –     Alumni Reception
Time:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Staff School Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka

CONVOCATION DAY THREE

Date:                                                  –     Thursday, 26th January, 2017
Event A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of Higher Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies, as well as Best Researcher Award and Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees, Emeritus Professorship & Distinguished Professorship
–     Conferment of Hononary Degree
* His Royal Eminence, Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, CFR, Shehu of Borno
* Professor Ayodele Francis Ogunye
* Professor John Pepper Clark

–     Conferment of Emeritus Professorship
* Professor Osato Frank Giwa-Osagie, OON, COL

–     Conferment of Distinguished Professorship
* Professor Babajide Ibitayo Alo
* Professor Olukayode Amund
* Professor (Mrs.) Cecilia Ihuoma Igwilo
* Professor Jim Ijenwa Unah

Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos,
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m. prompt

Event B:                                           –     Convocation Play
Time:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title:                                                   –     “AZAGIDI WHEN GODS DIE” Benin Epic Play written by Don Pedro Obaseki, Directed by Tunji Sotimirin.

INVITATION CARDS FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

Each graduating student is entitled to two invitation cards. The invitation cards and complete set of academic outfit made up of gown, hood, cap and scroll would be available for collection on presentation of receipt/teller for payment at the College/School/Faculty/Institute as appropriate, Convocation Brochure and Academic outfit are to be collected at the various locations earlier mentioned.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Ade Bello, FAEng, congratulates all graduating students on behalf of the entire University community. The students are hereby assured that certificates will be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of ALL necessary clearance.

Wishing you all blissful ceremonies.


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