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EKSU 23rd Convocation Ceremony Schedule Of Events and Notice to Graduands

EKSU Convocation Ceremony Details Announced

The Ekiti State University, wishes to inform all graduands, parents, guardians and the general public as well as friends of the University that the activities marking its 23rd Convocation Ceremonies will take place as scheduled below:

EKSU 23rd Convocation Ceremony Schedule Of Events and Notice to Graduands

Schedule of Events


(I)    Event:    Vice-Chancellor’s Press Conference          

Venue: New Senate Chamber              

 Time:    10.00 am

(ii)    Event:    Convocation Play

Title: Trial of Brother Jero               

Venue:    Main Auditorium             

  Time:      12.00Noon

(iii)    Event:    Football Match                       

Venue: Sports Pavillon                   

Time:    3:00p.m.


(i)    Event:    Environmental Sanitation                                             

 Time:     10.00am

(ii)    Event:    Vice-Chancellor’s Reception

Venue:    3,000-Lecture Theatre, University Main Campus, Ado – Ekiti                                   

Time:        4:00 p.m.


(i)    Event:    Convocation Lecture
Lecturer:    Professor Peter Okebukola, OFR (Former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) & Pro-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State)

    Topic:         Can the dry bones rise again? a peep into the Revitalization
Story of the Nigerian University System
Venue:    Main Auditorium                                                     

Time: 12:00 Noon

(ii)    Event:    Alumni Night                   

Venue:    3,000-Seater Lecture Theatre        

Time:     4:00 p.m.


(I)    Event:    Conferment of First Degrees  and Award of Prizes

Venue:    University Main Auditorium       

Time:   10:00 a.m

(ii)    Event:    Dinner for the friends of the University             

Venue:     New Senate Chamber           

Time:    4.00p.m


(I)    Event:    Award of Honorary Degree, Conferment of Higher Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Award of Prizes

Venue:    University Main Auditorium                                                

Time:    10.00 a.m.

General Information

(I)    The Convocation ceremonies will involve the students who graduated from the University in the 2016 /2017 academic session in all programmes.

(ii)    Academic robes  and invitation cards will be available for collection from Faculty Officers/Secretaries of Faculties/Schools/ /Programmes  from Monday, 11th June, 2018 upon payment of the following prescribed charges (excluding commission):

First Degree/Diplomas        –    N  7,500.00       

Master’s/Post Graduate Diplomas    –    N12,500.00

Ph.D. Degree            –    N25,000.00

Method of Payment

(a)    Kindly pay the stipulated amount into EKSU IGR Account No. 1008844821 in any branch of UBA Plc stating clearly your Name, Matriculation Number, Faculty, Department and year of graduation at the top of the Teller.

(b)    The printed receipt of payment for robes should be kept intact as it will be required for collection of certificates/transcripts in future.

(iii)    The deadline  for the submission of academic robes is Tuesday, 19th June, 2018, after which a late submission charge of Two Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N2,500.00) per day will be paid.

(iv)    Damage or loss of an academic robe will attract a penalty of N50,000.

(I)      Granduands who have completed their clearance will be eligible to collect  their certificates during convocation with the payment of Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000) only.  The payment of fifteen thousand naira (N15,000) is a concession for those who attend the convocation ceremonies only.  The amount will revert to N25,000 after the Convocation Ceremonies.


  1. Original Statement of Result/Notification of Result;
  2. Student’s Identity Card or letter of Identification from the Department;
  3. Two Passport Photographs;
  4. Payment of N15,000 into EKSU IGR Account Number (UBA)1008844821
  5. Evidence of Clearance from (a) Alumni Office;  (b) Advancement Centre and (c) Academic Affairs office


Each graduand is entitled to two invitation cards.  The invitation cards and a set of academic robe would be available for collection on presentation of receipt.  Convocation Brochure will be distributed to accredited graduating students inside the hall.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Samuel Oye Bandele congratulates the  graduating students on behalf of the University     Community and wishes all participants a wonderful ceremony.

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