Tuesday, 9 December 2014

OAU Graduates 127 First Class Holders

No fewer than 9,094 first degree students of Obafemi Awolowo University will be graduated tomorrow.

Addressing a press conference as part of programmes to mark the institution’s  40th convocation ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of OAU, Professor Bamitale Omole hinted that “the Senate of the university has approved the graduation of 9,094 first degree graduates drawn from 13 faculties in the institution.”

According to him, “the breakdown include “127 students, who made first class honours, 2,360 and 4,256 students with second class upper and lower divisions respectively, while 1,232 made third class, just as 123 would graduate with ordinary pass.”
Professor Omole reacting to the performance, represented by the chairman of ceremonial committee, Prof. Titi Kuku, announced automatic scholarship for first class graduating students in the institution, adding that some of them may be given jobs at their respective faculties as graduate assistants.

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