The Vice Chancellor of Abia State University (ABSU), Prof. Eleazar Ikonne has said that the university has consistently maintained its reputation of intellectual harvest over the past thirty-eight years of its establishment.
The Vice Chancellor stated this at the 26th convocation ceremony of the institution, where nothing less than 4,117 students graduated in various disciplines.
“We have equipped you with relevant knowledge, skills, adequate moral conduct and service-orientation that you need for the competitive global economy. You should all live up to expectations having emerged from sound academic base,” the VC told the graduating students.
Out of the 3,767 that received first degree certificates, 18 made first class, 511 made second class upper, 2,532 made second class lower, 365 made third class while seven had pass.
Medicine and Surgery turned out 203 graduates, Optometry 131, while 350 received higher degree certificates.