The Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State will graduate 319 students at its 8th convocation coming up on Monday, January 14.
Addressing reporters at a pre-convocation press briefing, the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Amidu Olalekan Sanni, disclosed that 22 made first class out of the 319 graduating students.
He further explained that 119 students bagged second class upper division while he said 165 made second class lower and 13 made third class.
The vice chancellor also disclosed that former Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola would be awarded an honorary doctorate degree at the convocation.
According to the vice chancellor, a professor of African Literature, Toyin Falola of the University of Texas Austin, will deliver the convocation lecture: “Knowledge That is of Benefit: Religious Education in Time, Space and National Development” on Friday January 11 at the university campus.
He said: ” On Sunday, January 13 there will be a Special Asalatu Devotional service by the Chief Missioner NASFAT worldwide, Engr. Azeez Onike, between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon. Later in the day is the Town-Gown interaction between 2:00 and 4:00 pm.
“Some of the activities lined up for the convocation ceremony is the congregation for the award of degrees and prizes at the Amina Namadi Samno Hall and the convocation special message which would be delivered by the Minister of Community Development Republic of Ghana, Dr. Hamid Mustapha, on Monday January 14.“
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