“Impressive”: Jubilation As 53 Graduates Bag First-Class From Adamawa University

“Impressive”: Jubilation As 53 Graduates Bag First-Class From Adamawa University

  • It was a memorable moment for some students at Modibbo Adama University as they graduated with impressive degrees
  • During the institution's 28th convocation ceremony held on Saturday, May 4, a total of 53 students graduated with first-class honours from the university
  • The vice chancellor of the University, Abdullahi Tukur, confirmed the development to journalists in Yola

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

Adamawa state, Yola - In what could be described as an incredible feat, 53 students of Modibbo Adama University (MAU), Yola, have graduated with first-class honours.

Modibbo Adama University (MAU) graduates of 2024
53 out of 5,545 graduates were awarded first-class honours at Modibbo Adama University. Photo credit: Modibbo Adama University (MAU)
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Breakdown of the student's degree as 53 bagged first class

As reported by Daily Nigerian on Monday, May 6, the university graduated 5,545 students in its 2022/2023 academic session, with leftovers from the previous session joining the ceremony.

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At the ceremony held on Saturday, May 4, Prof. Abdullahi Tukur, the University's vice chancellor, disclosed that the graduates comprised 458 diploma candidates and 4,282 first degree students.

He noted that 53 students graduated with first-class honours, 1,143 second-class (upper division), 2,376 second-class (lower division), and 682 third-class, while 28 others obtained pass degrees.

“For higher degrees, we shall award 41 Postgraduate Diplomas, 630 Master's Degrees, and 134 Ph.Ds. in various disciplines.
“Let me use this medium to assure the graduating students that your certificates are ready for collection as always the tradition of the institution,” he said.

Adamawa governor reacts

Reacting, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state congratulated the graduating students on their hard work in attaining such a feat.

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He urged the graduating students to continue to work hard to achieve more success in life.

Also reacting to the development, an X user @twon_brass tweeted:

"If these students were in the UK, almost all of them will make first class."

NOUN honours 2 notable Nigerians

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that no fewer than 22,175 graduated from NOUN on Saturday, April 13.

The vice chancellor, Professor Olufemi Peters, who is excited about the development, disclosed that 22 students bagged first-class degrees from the institution. He shared further a breakdown of the graduate degrees and details about the institution's post-graduate programme.

Peters also disclosed that two eminent Nigerians, Dr. Innocent Chukuwuma and activist, Hajiya Hafsat Abdulwaheed, would be honoured at the event.

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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