BUK Sets to hold 32nd Convocation, and to graduate 7,446
The 32nd Convocation ceremony of Bayero University Kano (BUK) scheduled to hold this week as no fewer than 7,446 graduating students will be awarded various classes of degrees during the exercise.
The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Yahuza Bello, made this disclosure on Sunday while briefing newsmen on the activities lined up for the ceremony, said that 4,771 of the graduating student would be awarded first degree.
Adding that a further 1,603 would receive master’s degree while 65 would be awarded PhD and 838 others would receive Postgraduate Diploma certificates.
Speaking further, Bello said the University has introduced part-time degree programmes, which are being run by the school of continuing education.
Speaking further, he said that the National Universities Commission (NUC) had already approved 23 programmes for the University.
The VC also said the decision to introduce part-time programmes followed the removal of all sub-degree (Diploma) programmes by the University.