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118 students graduated with first-class honours as FUNAAB holds 30th convocation

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No fewer than 118 undergraduate students have bagged first-class honours as the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) Abeokuta held its 30th convocation.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kehinde Olusola, made this known yesterday while briefing reporters ahead of the institution’s 30th convocation.

According to Mr. Kehinde, the convocation will hold on Aug. 11 for first-degree graduates and Aug. 12 for other categories of graduates.

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The vice chancellor explained that a total of 1,094 made the Second Class Upper division category, while 188 others were listed as Third Class honours graduates.

Mr. Kehinde stated that 16 Postgraduate Diploma, 215 Masters and 113 PhDs academic certificates would also be awarded to meriting students at the ceremony.


According to him, 266 others bagged Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree.

He said the former Education Minister, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, would deliver the convocation lecture on Saturday.

The vice-chancellor also used the occasion to unveil 200 capacity undergraduate hostel, Animal Demonstration Laboratory and an abattoir to serve both the university community and members of the public.

He also unveiled a 300 sitting capacity lecture hall with service centre, which were inaugurated by the Olu of Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, the Olowu of Owu, Oba (Prof) Saka Matemilola and Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon.


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