The University of Maiduguri yesterday disclosed that it will during its Convocation Ceremony for 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic sessions, produce a total of 78 First Class Graduates
This was disclosed by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Ibrahim Njodi, at a pre-convocation press conference in Maiduguri.
Mr Njodi said 17,895 graduates would be conferred with various degrees and certificates during its 23rd combined convocation ceremony scheduled for Saturday, April 28.
He explained that 3,527 students were graduands of the Post Graduate School programmes comprising of 56 Ph.D graduates; 570 Masters Degree graduates and 2,901 Post Graduate Diploma graduands.
Statistics of the undergraduates showed that 8,643 graduands would be awarded degrees, 7,278 of the number were from the regular programmes, 573 from affiliated colleges and 714 were Distance Learning programmes.
The vice chancellor disclosed that three lecturers would also be conferred with the title of “Emeritus Professor”, for their outstanding performance and contributions to the development of the university.
“We remain committed and resilient to excel in our academic pursuit inspite of the challenges posed by the insurgency.” He stated