OAU Produces Graduates 4,646 Students, 66 bag First Class
A total of 4,646 students got their first degree certificates at the 42nd Convocation ceremony of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife held for the 2014/2015 academic session graduands.
According to the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Anthony Elujoba, said that sixty-six of the graduating students graduated with first class degrees, while a total of 518 students received Postgraduate Diplomas and 1,663 got Postgraduate Degrees.
Elujoba called on the graduands not to relent in consistent learning for more advancement, for knowledge is power which will transgress them to brighter future, and assured them that sky would be their limit.
He admonished the school management to have close interactions with three tiers of government for them to utilise the products of university education.
The acting VC urged the graduating students to assure they do things right wherever they found themselves, at all times and throughout their lives.
He lauded the various donors; university alumni association for their kind gifts and supports that had assisted the institution to retain the best minds in research.
The summary of the statistics of the graduands presented by the acting Vice-Chancellor of the OAU showed that a total of 6,827 students successfully graduated.