University of Benin, UNIBEN will graduate not fewer than 6,000 first degree students in its 41st convocation ceremony. Out of that number, 64 are graduating with first class degrees.
The management of the University of Benin on Monday said that no fewer than 64 graduands of the university would be awarded with first class degrees at its 41st convocation and Founder’s Day ceremonies.
The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin, said that 11,020 persons would be awarded various diplomas and degrees of the university during the convocation.
He said that aside the first class category, 1,671 would graduate in second class upper division, and 4,346 in second class lower, adding that 1, 014 made third class and three persons with pass result.
Orunwense said that the institution would also award 268 Diplomas, 541 Post Graduate Diplomas, 2, 212 Masters Degrees and 382 Doctorates.
He said that the ceremonies would also feature the formal installation of Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano, as the 9th Chancellor of the institution.
He also disclosed that honorary degrees would be conferred on two distinguished Nigerians, the Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase and Prof. Osato Giwa-Osagie, for their contributions to nation building.