One hundred and eighty-six graduands would receive First Class Honours degrees as the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, holds its 49th Convocation Ceremony on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12.
This was announced by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Charles lgwe during a pre-event press briefing on Monday at the Enugu Campus of the Institution.
He said a total of 11,010 graduates, who have been found worthy in character and in learning, would be awarded the first degrees and diplomas of the University.
Igwe said out of that number, 186 of them would be awarded the First Class (honours) degrees.
According to him, 7,513 students will receive first degrees while 3,497 students receive post-graduate degrees and diploma certificates.
“I announce that 186 of these graduates would be awarded the first-class (honours) degrees. Similarly, 4,048 would be awarded the second-class honours (Upper Division), while 5,118 will be awarded the second-class honours (Lower Division) degrees.
“The third-class and pass degrees will be awarded to 1,101 and 79 graduates respectively, while 408 graduates will earn unclassified degrees. The diplomas are made up of one distinction, 23 credits, 39 merits and seven passes,” the V-C said.
Igwe also disclosed that the Chairman and CEO of Oriental Energy, Alhaji Mohammed Idimi; the Group Executive Director, Administration and Corporate Services, Obijackson Group of Companies, Mrs Nnenna MaryAnn Obiejesi; MD/CEO of The Future Concerns Group, Lagos, Anthony Uzoma Oguike, among other eminent Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in their chosen careers and in their service to Nigeria and humanity will be awarded honorary doctorate degrees
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