The University of Nigeria, Nsukka graduated a total of one hundred and thirty two graduates with first class honors. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, disclosed this on Friday at the 47th convocation of the university.
The Vice- Chancellor said that the university, having her second convocations within a year, was a practical demonstration of his administration’s resolve to improve the academic curriculum of the university.
Ozumba said that a total number 7,830 graduated with degrees and diplomas, 132 of which bagged first class degrees. Miss Augusta Ofondu of the Department of Pharmacy was named the best graduating student on the occasion.
“Having a second convocation within one year shows an improvement on the university’s curriculum as well as a timely release of the computer-based results in line with the best academic practices,’’ he said.
In his remarks, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Mr. Micheal Olorunfemi, urged the graduating students to be good ambassadors of their alma-mater wherever they go.
“Today is an occasion to celebrate the successes of our children and wards who devoted themselves to academic demands.
“Today is a day to reward their devotions and sacrifices to academics.
“I urge you graduates to be good ambassadors of your alma mater by doing what is right as well as contributing your quota to improving the university’s standard.”