UNILORIN 31st Convocation Ceremonies Schedule of Events

University of Ilorin, UNILORIN 31st convocation ceremonies programmes of events – for 2014/2015 Graduands .

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This is to inform all Parents, Guardians, Staff, Students and the General Public that the 31st Convocation Ceremonies of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) hold as follows;

Details of the activities which will commence on Friday, 16th October, 2015 are as follows:

  1. 1.                  Friday, 16th October, 2015

a. Event: Jumat Service (Special Jumat Service for the commencement of the Convocation and 40thAnniversary Ceremonies)

Venue: Unilorin Central Mosque

Time: 1:00pm

  1. 2.                  Sunday, 18th October, 2015

a. Event: Special Church Service (Thanksgiving Service for the commencement of the     Convocation and 40th Anniversary Ceremonies)

Venue: Chapel of Light, Unilorin

Time: 10:00am

  1. 3.                  Monday, 19th October, 2015

a. Event: Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing

Venue:   University Auditorium (Basement)

Time:     10.00 a.m.

b. Exhibition Opening Ceremony

Venue: University Auditorium Basement

Time: Immediately after the VC’s Press Briefing

  1. Event: Convocation Play

Title:    “Tornadoes Full of Dreams’’(A Drama) written by Bode Sowaande

Venue:  Performing Arts Theatre

Time:   Two shows at 4.00pm and 6.00 pm

  1. 4.                  Tuesday, 20th   October, 2015

a. Film Show

Title: Alaaru (Carrier) by Tayo Afolayan (An Alumnus of Unilorin)

Venue: University Auditorium

Time: 10:00am prompt

b. Performance by The National Troupe of Nigeria

Title: IBA (A Dance Drama)

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin

Time: 4:00pm

  1. 5.                  Wednesday, 21st October, 2015

a. Re-Union Luncheon

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin

Time: 11:00am

b. Performance by National Theatre of Ghana

Title: Firestorm

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin

Time: 5:00pm

  1. Thursday 22nd October 2015
  1. a.                  Convocation Ceremony Day 1

Investiture of the Chancellor

Convocation Lecture

Lecturer: Professor Jacob Kehinde Olupona, (Harvard University, U.S.A)

Topic: Educational Reform and Nation Building in Nigeria

Award Of Prizes, First Degrees and Diplomas for Faculties of Arts, Education, Law, Management   Sciences & Social Sciences

Venue:     University Auditorium

Time:       10.00 a.m. prompt

  1. b.                  Chancellor’s Cocktail in honor of the Convocation Lecturer

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin

Time: 2:00pm

  1. c.                   Alumni Get-Together

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin

Time: 6:00pm

7.  Friday, 23rd   October, 2015

a. Convocation Day 2

Anniversary Lecture

Lecturer: His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, (President of Ghana)

Topic: Africa’s Agenda 2063: Ending Poverty & Ensuring Prosperity in Africa.

Venue:            University Auditorium

Time:  10.00 a.m. prompt

Award of Prizes, First Degrees, for the Faculties of Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Communication & information sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Science, Postgraduate Degrees and Diplomas.

b. Unveiling of the Book: University of Ilorin @ 40 :The Soaring Eagle

Venue: University Auditorium

Time:  10.00 a.m. prompt

c. Special Jumat Service (Thanksgiving Service for the successful Convocation Ceremony and 40thAnniversary)  

Time: 1:00pm

d. Commissioning of Projects by the Visitor

Time: 3.00 p.m.

e. Convocation Luncheon and Merit Awards

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, University of Ilorin

Time: 4:00pm

  1. Sunday, 25th October, 2015

Special Church Service (Thanksgiving Service for the successful Convocation and 40th Anniversary Ceremonies)  

Venue: Chapel of Light, Unilorin

Time: 10:00am


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