Caleb University in Imota Lagos, adjudged to be Africa’s best private university in research and entrepreneurship development has graduated 966 students at its recent 12th convocation ceremony.
According to the university’s Information, Media and Publication Specialist, Mr Olawale Adekoya, the event witnessed the conferment of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees; diplomas and honorary degrees.
A total of 747 undergraduates graduated where 32 Students bagged First Class, 390 had Second Class (Upper), 313 got Second Class (Lower) and 13 had (Third Class). Out of the 219 Post Graduate Degrees students, 32 made Distinction, while 187 had Pass.
In a keenly contested race, Miss Eunice Osho emerged the most outstanding undergraduate student while Mr Timothy Oyelowo had the most outstanding postgraduate student award.
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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nosa-Owens Ibie, urged the current undergraduate students to make use of their time in the school, and should not be worried because the school has deposited in them all they would need to face the reality of life head on.
The Professor of Mass Communication also urged the graduates to practise all they have learnt. He said, “your time here is just like that of the incubation period whereas by the end of your stay, the seed would have germinated.
The Pro-Chancellor, Prof Sunday Ajayi who extolled the virtues of the Visitor and Founder, Dr Oladega Adebogun, for his vision in establishing a world class institution like Caleb University, also praised the graduates for raising the bar.
The university also conferred honorary doctorate degrees on the Founder/Chairman of Channels Television, Dr John Momoh, and Chairman, TVC Communications, Mr Dele Alake.