KWASU Convocation Report- Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Moro local government area, will on Saturday this week produce 32 First Class graduates out of a total of 1,010 graduating students in its fifth graduation year.
Speaking with reporters yesterday in Malete, the Vice chancellor of the university, Prof Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, said that 496 graduates bagged second class upper credit, 376 graduates had second class lower credit, while 64 graduates were awarded third class.
Prof NaAllah explained that high number of First Class graduates was occasioned by quality academic learning and environment, saying that some HND graduates who pursued university degrees were among the graduates.
The vice chancellor, who said that the university had become the first institution to be accredited and approved to award degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering by the National University Commission (NUC), said that the accreditation would lead to further development and growth in the country
He also said that the commencement of the course in the university would soon lead to establishment of Space Research Centre on the campus, adding that it would help the country in aviation, engineering building and design.
He said that the university had sustained quality education and research despite increase in number of students and effects of global recession on its activities.
He said that a total of N11.7 million was approved in March this year, and presented to members of academic staff as grants and funds to pursue research in such areas as environmental science, Shea butter tree, organic fertiliser, cowpea varieties, moringa for fertiliser among other areas.
He added that the convocation lecture would be delivered by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja I, on Friday.
He added that the royal father would talk on Practical Entrepreneurship: Leeway to Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth.Do you need original SEO ready articles for your blog or website? If yes, hire Ifiokobong on Fiverr. Expect simply the best from me.
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