A total number of about 570 students received various degree certificates during the 2nd Convocation Ceremony of Landmark University (LMU), Omu-Aran in Kwara state, which took place on Friday.
A statistic breakdown of the figure showed that 298 females and 272 male graduated from the institution’s three colleges with 59 of the total bagging First Class Honours.
In his address, the Institution’s Chancellor,
Bishop David Oyedepo, said that the time
was ripe for stakeholders to proffer a lasting
solution to the nation’s perennial food
insufficiency and poverty challenges to
ensure desired growth and development for
He described agriculture as a catalyst for
the nation’s socio-economic development
and major employer of labour if properly
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof.
Joseph Afolayan, said the institution was
vigorously pursuing infrastructural
development plans that would enhance
effective teaching and learning.
Afolayan said the institution was also
improving its community relations with the
host community and its neighbours so that
the impact of the new innovation in modern agriculture methods and techniques could be felt by them. (NAN)