UNILAG Announces Her 51st Convocation Ceremony


Written By Ikugbadi Oluwasegun

 The University Of Lagos has announced her 51st convocation ceremony which will commence on Monday 5th- Thursday 8th July 2021.

The University management made it known to the public on her official o Instagram page.

Members of the public are cordially invited to come and celebrate with the university. 

The VC, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, while giving a breakdown of those to graduate in the 2018/2019 season, said 7,198 students bagged first degrees, with 281 having First Class Division.

He added that 6,291 bag postgraduate degrees and diplomas and 122 receiving Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

Among the first degree graduates, Alimi Ibrahim Adedeji of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering emerged as the best graduating student with a CGPA of 4.98.

Popoola Victoria Opeyemi of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences with a CGPA of 4.90 emerged as the best graduating student in Humanities.

Recall that the convocation was supposed to hold in March 2020 but was postponed because of the rift between the Vice-chancellor Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe and the former Pro-Chancellor Dr. Wale Babalakin.

The convocation was further delayed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Nigeria and the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Strike.

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