Nasarawa State University, Keffi, will convocate a total of 35,000 graduands at her 5th combined convocation ceremony slated for today, 6th May, 2017.
A source within the management who pleaded anonymity, revealed that the students are those who graduated between 2008/2009 to 2015/2016 academic sessions. About 27,000 of the total number convocating are undergraduates while postgraduate students are 8,000.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Akaro Mainoma, has pledged that henceforth, all things being equal, Convocation Ceremony will become a yearly activity.
Professor Mainoma will be holding an International Press Conference this Thursday, 4th May, 2017 at the VC’s Conference Room as part of line up of activities for the Convocation.
There will also be a pre-convocation lecture on Friday 5th May, 2017 at the Assembly Hall of University by the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau (Rt.) and the installation of the Chancellor by 4pm.
Saturday 6th May, will see the main event with the award of degrees, diplomas and honorary degrees to deserving individuals at the Convocation Square starting by 10 am prompt.