JABU to Graduates 21 First Class Students For Forth-Coming Convocation

The Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State, has graduated 21 first-class students out of the 430 students that graduated from the university on Friday.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Kola Sonaike, made this disclosure on Monday while speaking on the forthcoming convocation of the school.

Prof. Sonaike hinted that a total of 395 students would be awarded first degree certificates which comprised 21 first-class honors, 181 second-class (upper division),  157 second-class (lower division), and 36  third-class.

Sonaike added that four students would bag postgraduate diplomas, while 31 others would receive masters’ degrees.

He said, “For first degrees, 83 of the graduating students come from the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, 24 from the College of Environmental Sciences, 95 from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 70 from the College of Law, and 123 from the College of Management Sciences.”

The Vice-Chancellor also added that the best graduating student, Miss Esther Fashola, from the department of Mass Communication graduated with a 4.89 Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Sonaike further informed that the institution had put all measures in place to ensure compliance with the laid down COVID-19 guidelines during the forthcoming ceremony, saying the institution would control the crowd during the convocation.

This would be the 11th convocation ceremony of the Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), for the award of degrees and prizes.


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