“Incredible Feat”: NOUN To Honour 2 Notable Nigerians As 22 Graduates Bag First Class

“Incredible Feat”: NOUN To Honour 2 Notable Nigerians As 22 Graduates Bag First Class

  • 22,175 graduates would graduate from the National Open University of Nigeria on Saturday, April 13, the VC confirmed
  • Professor Olufemi Peters who is excited about the development, disclosed that 22 students bagged first-class degrees from the institution
  • The VC shared further a breakdown of the graduate degrees and details about the institution's post-graduate programme

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

FCT, Abuja - The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will graduate 22,175 students at its 13th convocation ceremony on Saturday, April 13.

NOUN is set to honour two notable Nigerians at 13th Convocation ceremony
NOUN to graduate 22,175 students at 13th Convocation ceremony. Photo credit: NOUN Headquaters Abuja
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As reported by Leadership newspaper, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Olufemi Peters, disclosed this to journalists during a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, April 8.

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The VC disclosed that 22 out of the total number of undergraduates bagged First Class degrees.

Further giving a breakdown of the figure, the VC said university has 15,768 students as undergraduates while 6,407 will graduate from post graduate studies.

“I’m happy to report that we have 6 PhDs graduate which is an indication that the University is gradually moving towards establishing a more robust post graduate school,” he said.

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Peters also disclosed that two eminent Nigerians, Dr. Innocent Chukuwuma, a prominent Nigerian entrepreneur and founder of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (Innonson Motors) and activist, Hajiya Hafsat Abdulwaheed who is the first female novelist in Northern Nigeria will be honoured, The Nigerian Tribune reported.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that LASU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, celebrated nine graduates of the Faculty of Law who had first class honour in the Bar final examination.

The achievement is said to be the highest in a single academic year in the history of the faculty of law at the university.

Prof Olatunji-Bello said the achievement strengthened the position of the LASU Law programme as the flagship Faculty for prospective law students in Nigeria.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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