The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Minna, FUTMINNA, Prof Abdullahi Bala has disclosed that the university will at its 28th Convocation Ceremony, graduate a total of 4,443 students. The Vice Chancellor revealed this during a press briefing held at the Senate Chamber, Main Campus to kick off activities for the convocation.
It was gathered that 72 of the graduating students will bag first class degrees, 941 students will bag second class upper division, 1,905 second class lower, 707 third class and 46 pass degrees.
The VC further revealed that out of the 4,443 graduating students, 3,671 will receive first degrees, 506 will be awarded masters degrees while 58 will bag PHDs and 208 will be awarded post graduate diplomas.
He disclosed that the convocation lecture titled: “Transformation of African Agriculture: the journey so far” will be delivered by Dr. Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan on Thursday, 31th January 2019.
The grand finale of the activities will be on Friday, 1st February 2019 at the Suleima Kumo Convocation Square, Main Campus by 10:00am, where first and higher degrees, post graduate diplomas as well as award of prizes would be conferred on graduands.