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UNILAG produces 271 First Class graduates

UNILAG produces 271 First Class graduates

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Gabriel Dike

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has produced 271 First Class, out of the 12,811 students who will graduate next week.

Of the 271 First Class graduates, the Faculty of Engineering produced the highest with 56.

Also, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will, on Monday, April 1, deliver the convocation lecture titled: Nigeria rising: The path to prosperity. 

Chief Arthur Mbanefo chairs the event.

The university will also confer honorary doctorate degrees on the founder of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, former federal commissioner for Works and Housing, Mr. Lateef Okunnu and the General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr. Daniel Olukoya; for their contributions to national development.

Addressing newsmen on the forthcoming convocation ceremonies for the 2017/2018 academic session, UNILAG Vice Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe said 7, 406 (57.8 per cent) would receive first degrees or diplomas while 5, 405 (42.2 per cent) would bag postgraduate degrees.

He also said 2,277 made Second Class Upper, 3, 116 in Second Class Lower, 1, 197 obtained Third Class, 131 recorded Pass while 414 in degrees or diplomas were not classified.

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