At least 44 graduating students of the University Of Nigeria, Nsukka will be awarded first class honours certificates at the 43rd Convocation Ceremony of the institution slated for Friday (today) and Saturday (tomorrow).
Vice chancellor of the institution, Professor Bartholomew Okolo made this disclosure on Monday while briefing reporters as part of activities marking the 43rd Convocation Ceremony.
He said a total of 7,989 Degrees and Diplomas of the university would be awarded during the ceremony, adding that 5,121 would receive first Degrees/Diplomas while 2,868 would bag Higher Degrees of the university.
338 graduating students would be awarded Doctorate Degrees while 2,015 persons would receive Master’s Degree certificates.
According to the Vice Chancellor, the university will confer honorary doctorate degrees on Mrs Folorunsho Alakija (Doctor of Business Administration), Mr Samuel Maduka Onyishi (Doctor of Business Administration), former Biafran leader, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu (Posthumous Doctor of Law) and Chief Innocent Chukwuma (Doctor of Business Administration).