13 First Class as Caleb University Graduates 292 Students
A total of 292 students received their first degree certificates at the 5th convocation ceremony of Caleb University, Ikorodu, Lagos state on Saturday, 17th October, 2015.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ayodeji Olukoju, said that the students graduated from 16 academic programmes run by the institution with 13 of them bagging first class.
He said the most significant achievement of his administration was the issuance of full operational licence to the university by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The vice-chancellor added that the university produced nine graduates from the College of Post Graduate Studies.
Also speaking at the event, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, advised the graduates to be self-employed to reduce unemployment rate in the country.
The governor, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs Elizabeth Ariyo, said the state government would provide funds to assist fresh graduates who could establish businesses to become self-employed (NAN).