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186 graduands bag UNN first-class degrees




100 and eighty-six graduands would obtain First Class Honours levels because the College of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, holds its forty ninth Convocation Ceremony this week.


This was introduced by the Vice Chancellor of the College, Prof. Charles lgwe throughout a pre-event press briefing on Monday on the Enugu Campus of the Establishment.

He mentioned a complete of 11,010 graduates, who’ve been discovered worthy in character and in studying, can be awarded the primary levels and diplomas of the College.

Igwe mentioned out of that quantity, 186 of them can be awarded the First Class (honours) levels.

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“Equally, 4 048 can be awarded the Second Class Honours (Higher Division), whereas 5,118 will likely be awarded the Second Class Honours (Decrease Division) levels. The Third Class and Go Levels will likely be awarded to 1,101 and 79 individuals, respectively, whereas 408 graduands will earn “unclassified” levels. The diplomas are made up of 1 (1) distinction, 23 credit, 39 deserves and seven passes.

“Equally, 3,497 graduands would earn the postgraduate levels and diplomas of the College. A complete of 859 graduands will earn the Doctorate diploma, 2,385 graduands will earn the Masters’ diploma, whereas 253 graduands will earn the Postgraduate diplomas of the College,” he mentioned.

The Vice Chancellor mentioned the climax of the convocation can be the conferment of Honorary Doctorate Levels of the College on 4 eminent Nigerians.

They embrace Alhaji (Dr) Mohammed Indimi, Chairman and CEO of Oriental Vitality, Mrs Nnenna MaryAnn Obiejesi, the Group Government Director, Administration and Company Providers, Obijackson Group of Firms and Engineer Anthony Uzoma Oguike, the MD/CEO of The Future Considerations Group, Lagos. The Physician of Letters (D. Litt) can be conferred on Professor Jacob Olupona, a Professor of African Research at Harvard College.

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On a number of the achievements of his administration, he mentioned that 95% of the programmes and departments of the college subjected to accreditation by the Nationwide Universities Fee (NUC) had been efficiently accredited.

“When it comes to employees welfare, a complete of 127 educational employees have been promoted to the ranks of Reader/Professor, whereas as many as 41 non-teaching employees have been promoted to the ranks of Deputy Registrar or Deputy Director.

“Progress has continued to be made within the waste-to-wealth gasification mission, which was began by my predecessor as a way of producing further electrical energy within the college. We’re at present constructing a 500 KVA gasification plant which is predicted to

Mitigate power challenges inside the administrative block and its environment on the Nsukka campus of the college.”

He mentioned the convocation actions would start with a lecture to be delivered by Nigeria’s Transport Minister, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi on Thursday, with the theme: “Financial Justice and Nationwide Safety: Conquering Insecurity via Combating Poverty.”

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