- A total of 216 students of the Covenant University, Ota in Ogun state were conferred with first-class degrees at its 2021 academic session
- The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Humphrey Adebayo, a professor, performed the ceremony during the institution’s 16th convocation ceremony
- Professor Adebayo appreciates the support of the chancellor, Bishop Oyedepo, for his vision and guidance which has made the school soar higher with the country and beyond
Ota, Ogun state- Two hundred and sixteen students of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun state on Friday, October 22, bagged first-class honours degrees during the 16th graduation ceremony of the 19-year-old faith-based institution.
Independent reports that a total of 1,681 graduates of the university comprising 1,400 and 281 in the graduate and postgraduate levels were presented with awards of first and higher degrees during the 2021 academic session.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Humphrey Adebayo, in his address lauded the Chancellor, Bishop David Oyedeo for his vision and God’s guidance that had taken the institution to greater heights within Nigeria and in the global arena as a world-class institution.
The event took place within the institution’s campus in Ota.
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Bishop David Oyedepo says he plans to build world-class university
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun state, Dr David Oyedepo, says he will build a world-class university to compete favourably with other universities.
Oyedepo, the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, said this on Thursday, October 21 at the 19th Founder’s Day celebration of the university.
He said that the institution would provide the enabling environment for quality education to thrive so that a new generation of leaders could be raised to proffer solutions to nations’ challenges.
10,922 graduate at Unilorin, 180 bags first class
In a related development, It is indeed good news as 10,992 students would graduate from the University of Ilorin at its 2019/2020 convocation on Saturday, October 23.
PM News reports that professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor made the announcement on Monday, October 18, while briefing newsmen on activities of the 36th convocation.
The VC stated that the 2019/2020 academic session was special as 2,766 students from Unilorin’s affiliated institutions completed their programmes.