Latest information reaching our educational news publishing desk today, is that the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) will graduate 44 first class honors certificates at the 43rd Convocation Ceremony, which is scheduled to come up on Friday and Saturday this week.
This information was made public by the academic institution Vice Chancellor, Professor Bartholomew Okolo, when he was addressing newsmen as part of the of activities marking the 43rd Convocation Ceremony.
The UNN Vc went further to say that a total number of Seven thousand, nine hundred and eighty nine (7,989) Degrees and Diplomas of the university would be awarded during the forth coming ceremony, and also adding that a total number of 5,121 would receive first Degrees/Diplomas while 2,868 would bag Higher Degrees of the university.
professor Okolo also said that a total number of 338 graduating students would be awarded Doctorate Degrees while 2,015 persons would receive Master’s Degree certificates.
The Vice chancellor, Professor Okolo also announced that the University has resolved to confer honorary doctorate degrees on the following persons as listed below:
Mrs Folorunsho Alakija (Doctor of Business Administration),
Mr Samuel Maduka Onyishi (Doctor of Business Administration),
Former Biafran leader, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu (Posthumous Doctor of Law),
Chief Innocent Chukwuma (Doctor of Business Administration).
The University of Nigeria vice-chancellor also went forward, to stated that a convocation lecture that would be delivered by Most Reverend Mathew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese would take place on Thursday, the 27th of March 2014.
According to VC, who also stated that the topic of the lecture “After the Insurgency: Some Thoughts on National Cohesion” is certainly of interest to all Nigerians at this point in time.
Wishing all Students of UNN, the very best. Best regards from Dailyschoolnews Nigeria.