From the prestigious Oduduwa University Ipetumodu (OUI), Ile-Ife, no less than 263 students graduated during the 3rd Convocation ceremony of the institution which took place on Saturday, 21 November, 2015.
Out of the 263 students, 17 of them made First Class as 125 others bagged Second Class Upper degrees. Another 99 graduates made Second Class lower while a further 22 got Third Class degrees.
In his address, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Chibuzo N. Nwoke, disclosed that the 263 First degree graduands were from two Colleges of Management and Social Science as well as Natural and Applied Sciences, adding that it was working at commencing the 2nd Phase of its development plan by expanding its programmes upon approval by the NUC.
He disclosed that the Institution currently have about 3,000 students, stressing that through its Centre for International Studies and Exchange Programmes, the University was exploring the opportunity of collaboration with some universities across the world for staff/students exchange programmes.
The Vice Chancellor further disclosed that among on-going projects were 48 Nos. three bed room staff quarters, the Proposed College of Engineering and Technology building, proposed Law building, Vice-Chancellor’s lodge and several classroom blocks.
While commending the efforts of the Visitor in providing the financial support to the Institution, he appealed to other individuals and agencies to support the University’s drive to attain greater heights.
The convocation was attended by some Vice-Chancellors of sister universities, friends, parents,
guardians and well-meaning individuals.