UNIBEN Sets To Award 61 First Class Degrees
University of Benin (UNIBEN), sets to award 61 graduates with First Class degrees at the forthcoming 42nd convocation of the institution, as revealed by the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Faraday Orumwense.
Addressing newsmen in Benin on Tuesday, the Vice Chancellor of the institution said 12,808 candidates would be awarded various diplomas and degrees during the ceremony which tends to hold from Nov. 23rd to Nov. 26th 2016.
According to him, 154 graduates would bag doctorate degrees, 2,531 master’s degrees, 233 post-graduate diplomas, 9, 281 undergraduate degrees, 95 undergraduate diplomas and 514 unclassified.
The VC said the ceremony would also feature the conferment of honorary degrees of Doctor of Science as well as Professor Emeritus to deserving Nigerians.
He added that the Convocation Lecture would be delivered by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN).
He also added that 15 newly-completed projects would be inaugurated while the institution’s Hall of Fame would be awarded to Prof. Godwin Oshodin for his exceptional leadership qualities and creativity.