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131 Adama Modibbo university students bag first class degrees



100 and thirty-one college students of the Mdibbo Adama College (MAU) Yola have earned First Class bachelor’s levels in numerous disciplines.

The 131, amongst a complete of 12,876 graduands of the college, are to obtain their certificates through the college’s convocation ceremony mounted for this Saturday, October 23.

The overall 12,876 graduands who accomplished their tutorial programmes within the 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 tutorial classes, are lined up for the Saturday’s occasion termed mixed twenty fourth, twenty fifth and twenty sixth Convocation.

Vice Chancellor of the College, Prof Abdullahi Tukur, who addressed newsmen Wednesday in preparation for the convocation ceremony, gave the breakdown of the graduands as 131 First Class, 2865 second class higher, 7462 second class decrease, 2141 third class and 277 move levels beneath bachelor’s diploma class.

“Within the class of upper levels, we will award 183 postgraduate diplomas, 1373 Grasp’s, and 155 PhDs in numerous disciplines,” he added.

The VC, who expressed pleasure over conversion of the college from a science and technology-based specialised establishment (when it was named Modibbo Adama College of Expertise) to a standard establishment (and now merely referred to as Modibbo Adama College), mentioned nevertheless that the College is going through challenges.


He mentioned the administration is having sleepless nights over restricted wall fencing.

“The Modibbo Adama College Yola is endowed with over 4000 hectares of land, a portion of which is the place the college campus is positioned. Nonetheless, there is no such thing as a full perimeter fencing. The state of affairs offers the College administration a whole lot of sleepless nights, significantly with the worsening safety state of affairs of the nation,” the VC mentioned.

He pressured that the campus is porous and susceptible to ‘felony retailers and unexpected characters’, and appealed to the Federal Authorities to facilitate perimeter fencing of the campus.

The VC additionally complained of lowering employees energy, lamenting that the College doesn’t have energy to recruit mandatory employees.

“The completely different layers of approval that the system is subjected to earlier than gaining the nod to make use of employees is downright irritating and agonizing and if care shouldn’t be taken, might spell doom for the entire system,” the VC mentioned.

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