Caleb Varsity produces 14 first class at 7th convocation

The Caleb University, Imota in Lagos State will on Friday holds its seventh convocation, where 14 out of 409 graduating students will bag first class honours degree.Caleb Varsity VC

Prof. Daniel Aina, the Vice Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State

Prof. Daniel Aina, the Vice Chancellor of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State

The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Elvis Otobo, said in Lagos that the convocation would take place at the Multipurpose Hall of the University’s Permanent Site, Imota on Oct. 13.

The week-long activities lined up for the convocation, which began on Sunday, Oct. 8 with valedictory service and prayers include Caleb and Graduates’ Forum, a seminar on Human Resource Concerns and novelty football match among others.

The theme of the seminar is “Contend for Space, Dominate the Space”.

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will be the special guest of honour while the Group Chief Executive of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Mr Ladi Balogun, will deliver the Convocation Lecture.

The ceremony will witness conferment of awards and recognition of distinguished Nigerians with track-record of excellence, as well as higher and first degrees on successful students.

There will also be a pre-convocation dinner on Thursday while the ceremony will be rounded up on Friday with the conferment of honours and award of degrees.

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and other eminent Nigerians, would also be conferred with honorary degree awards.

A breakdown of the class of degrees to be conferred on the graduating students are 14 with first class, 142 with the second class upper division, 162 with second class lower division and 47 with third class.

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In the postgraduate level, 12 students would bag Master of Business Administration (MBA) while 32 would receive Master of Science M.Sc.

The university is a faith-based institution that was licensed by the National University Commission (NUC) on May 17, 2007, to run as a private University in Lagos State.

The institution began academic activities in January 2008 at its Lagos City Campus but relocated to its permanent site at Imota near Ikorodu in November of 2009.


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