Ekiti State University Graduates 91 First-Class Students at 28th Convocation

At the 28th convocation of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, 91 graduating students were awarded first-class degrees, while 3,262 achieved second-class upper division. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Edward Olanipekun, revealed that out of 10,515 degree graduands, 6,411 obtained second class lower division, 747 attained third class, and four received pass degrees.

During the event, a total of 10,894 graduates, including 224 diploma holders and 155 post-graduate students, were honored. Additionally, four distinguished personalities were slated to receive honorary doctorates, including Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Niyi Adebayo, Princess Folorunsho Alakija, and Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi.

Prof. Olanipekun highlighted his achievements as Vice-Chancellor, which included securing approval for 16 new academic programs and signing a memorandum of understanding with the University of the West of England, Bristol (UK) for collaboration in transnational education and academic exchange programs.

He commended the Federal Government for intervention funds that facilitated campus transformation and project completion. The Vice-Chancellor also praised the EKSU Alumni Association for their significant contributions, including the elimination of delays in academic transcript issuance through donations of relevant equipment and support for competent personnel deployment.

 

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