OAU to Graduate 127 First Class Students

Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU is turning out 127 First Class graduands during this year’s Convocation Ceremonies taking place between Wednesday, 10th December and Friday, 12th December, 2014.

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) will on Wednesday graduate a total of 9,094 students out of which 127 will graduate with First Class honours.

The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Bamitale Omole, a professor, who disclosed this in a pre-convocation briefing, said the graduands are drawn from 13 faculties.

See also: OAU 40th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events.

According to him, 127 of the graduating list made first class; 2,360 others made second class upper and lower divisions.

To reward their dedication, the vice chancellor, represented by the chairman of ceremonial committee, Prof. Titi Kuku, announced automatic scholarship for first class graduating students in the institution, adding that some of them may be given jobs at their respective faculties as graduate assistants.

He said as part of events for the 40th convocation, former Managing Director of Bank of Industry, Ms Evelyn Oputu, would deliver a convocation lecture, “Entrepreneurship and the Relationship Between Universities, Industry and Government.” (The Nation)

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