The University of Lagos, UNILAG has disclosed that 12,811 students will graduate from the school during its 50th convocation ceremonies which is scheduled to hold from April 1st – April 5th, 2019. A total of 12,811 students will receive their degrees, diplomas and certificates at this year’s convocation. Seven thousand four hundred six will receive first degrees or diplomas, while 5,405 will receive postgraduate degrees.
271 students would be awarded first-class degrees, with 56 are from the Faculty of Engineering. 2,277 students would receive second class upper degrees while 3,116 would get second class lower degrees. 1,197 will receive third-class degrees and 131 graduating with pass degrees.
3 students emerge as best graduating students with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.96. THere names are Ogechi Ekeh from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Oluwaseyi Adeyeye from the Department of Insurance and Daniel Ogbechi from the Department of Business Administration.
Honorary doctorate degrees would be conferred on the founder of Zenith Bank, Mr Jim Ovia; former Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Lateef Okunnu; and General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr Daniel Olukoya.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to deliver the convocation lecture titled, ‘Nigeria Rising: The Path to Prosperity.’