UNIJOS graduates 20,582 Students, 112 Bags First-Class

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The University of Jos will graduate a total of 20,532 students on Saturday, out of whom 112 will graduate with First Class Honors in the forth coming 33rd and 34th convocation of the institution slated for Saturday.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Tanko Ishaya, who disclosed this at the Pre-convocatiion Press Conference at the Senate chamber of the university, said the men and women to be presented for the award of various certificates during the convocation represent the best of the academic environment.

According to him, they comprise 159 PhDs, 3,669 Masters, 281 Postgraduate diplomas, 11,281 Bachelors, and 5,142 from affiliate institutions, adding that in the classifications, First class 112, Second Class Honors (Upper Division) 3,098, Second Class (Lower Division) 6,825, Third Class 1,361, Pass Division 281 while Qualified for Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine Program 109.

He further pointed out that the high point of the program on Saturday will be the investiture of His Highness Mallam Nuhu Bamali, Emir of Zazzau, as the new Chancellor of the University of Jos, adding that the Chancellor will also be conferred with Doctor of Laws Degree (LL.D) Honorris Causa in company with two others eminent Nigerians: Professor Elias Bogoro with an Engineering degree as well as the former Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, who will receive Doctor of Letters.

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