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Elizade University: Soyinka To Deliver Second Convocation Lecture

Nobel Laureate Prof. Soyinka Wole will on Thursday deliver the lecture for the second Convocation ceremony of Elizade University, Ilara-mokin, Ondo State; not less than one hundred and five students are expected to receive their first degrees at the convocation ceremony of the institution slated for Friday.

Professor Wole Soyinka react during a lecture series. photo:
Professor Wole Soyinka react during a lecture series. photo:

The title of the lecture to be given Prof. Soyinka is: “Tending the tree of commencement”. The Chairman, Ceremonies/Honours Committee, Omololu Adegbenro, has told reporters that of 105 graduating studnets, 16 are in first class, 50 in second class (upper) and 39 in second class (lower).

Adegbenro recalled that the institution, which began operation on January 6, 2013 with 31 students, now has 1,121 students.

He said the university  started with 12 programmes, but now has 31 programmes spreading across five faculties; also the 25 programmes matured for National University Commission’s (NUC’s) accreditation were given full status.

Dawodu Shem, Authro @ campusbiz

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