UNN Produces 85 First Class Out Of 13,554 Graduates In 45th Convocation

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    The 45th convocation ceremony of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) which is scheduled to take place on Friday 19th February, 2016 will see a total of 13,554 students receive various degree certificates.

    The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba, stated this at the pro-convocation press briefing, held at the Enugu Campus of the institution yesterday 15th Feb 2016.

    According to the Vice-Chancellor:

        β€œThe University of Nigeria will award over 13, 554 first degree and diploma certificates to deserving young men and women who had been found worthy in character and in learning, Breakdown of the figure according to class of the degrees and certificates include


    First Class Honours 85

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    Second Class Honours (Upper Division) 3,040

    Second Class Honours (Lower Division) 7,286

    Third Class Honours 2,237

    Pass 257

    Diploma 176

    Associateship Certificate in Education 4

    Meanwhile, we have nominated five distinguished Nigerians for honourary Doctorate Degrees of the University.

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    1. The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe;
    2. Former Inspector General of Police. Alhaji Ibrahim Commassie; 3. Ambassador Godwin Alaoma Onyegbula and
    4. Prince Arthur Eze (OFR), would be conferred with the Doctor of Philosophy in Public Adminislration (Honoris Causa), while
    5. Hon. Justice Eze Ozobu would receive Doctor of Philosophy in Law (Honoris Causa).

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    The honourees were selected based on their altruistic and dedicated services to our country and humanity in their chosen fields of endeavor.

    Similarly, we have also listed 19 of our eminent Professors for the title of Professor Emeritus. Those selected had distinguished themselves academically and are still making contributions to knowledge through their publications, inventions and creativity.”


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