ABUAD 2nd Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events

Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD 2nd convocation ceremonies dates and schedule of events.

This is to inform all Parents, Guardians, Staff, Students and the General Public that the 2nd Convocation Ceremonies of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) has been scheduled to commence on Friday, 17th October and ends on Tuesday, 21st October, 2014.

Details of the activities which will commence on Friday, 17th October are as follows:

Friday, 17th October, 2014.

  • Convocation Press Conference by the Acting Vice-Chancellor and Management.

Time: 10.00am

Venue: Owolabi Hall

  • Convocation Games

Time: 4.00 – 6.00pm

Venue: Talents Discovery Centre.

  • Film Show and Documentary

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: Owolabi Hall

Saturday, 18th October, 2014

  • Interaction with Graduating Students.

Time: 11.00am

Venue: Owolabi Hall

  • Convocation Carnival Night, Drama, Songs, Fashion Show and Cultural Display.

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Alfa Belgore Multipurpose Hall

Sunday, 19th October, 2014

  • Farewell and Thanksgiving Service
    Time: 10.00am
    Venue: Alfa Belgore Multipurpose Hall
  • Interaction with Alumni
    Time: 2pm
    Venue: Owolabi Hall

Monday, 20th October, 2014

  • Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Ann Coxxon, Specialist Consultant, Harley Street, London.

Time: 11.00am
Venue: Alfa Belgore Multipurpose Hall

  • Founder’s Dinner

Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Alfa Belgore Multipurpose Hall

Tuesday, 21st October, 2014

  • Convocation Ceremonies

Time: 10.00am
Venue: Alfa Belgore Multipurpose Hall

  • Conferment of First Degrees and Presentation of Prizes.
  • Convocation Lecture by Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos.
  • Conferment of Honourary Degrees on:

ü Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Ph.D, GCFR, Former Head of State of Nigeria.

ü Mr. Heinz Stockhausen, Vice-Chairman, Julius Berger, Nigeria Plc.

ü Dr. Ann Coxxon.

ü Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Former Vice Chancellor, UNILAG.


  • Arrival of Graduating Students to the University for Final Clearance – PROCESS ALREADY COMMENCED
  • All Graduating Students are expected to have arrived at the University by Saturday, 18th October, 2014.
  • Graduation gown is available at the University for a sum of fifty thousand naira (N50, 000) for purchase.
  • Each Graduating Student is allowed to invite only two (2) guests for Convocation Ceremony, Founder’s Dinner and Thanksgiving.
  • For Parents/Guardian accommodation needs, the University has opened a 400-bed ultra modern Guest House with modern facilities.
  • It is MANDATORY that all Graduating Students are present throughout the Convocation Ceremony.

You are welcome to the serene State of Ekiti and peaceful Ado Ekiti.

The Founder, Aare Afe Babalola; SAN, BOT, Council Members, Ag. Vice Chancellor and Management look forward to receive you into our growing University which has just been blessed with many buildings and Infrastructures.


MSG Team

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