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  • Updated: October 16, 2023

Tinubu To Commission Projects At UNILORIN

Tinubu To Commission Projects At UNILORIN

The management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has announced that the institution's visitor, President Bola Tinubu, will unveil some projects completed by the administration on October 23. 

Kunle Akogun, the university’s Director of Corporate Affairs, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, noting the school's combined 37th and 38th convocation ceremonies.

“Both the graduates of the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic sessions will receive their First degrees, Postgraduate degrees and Diplomas.

“The programme is full of ceremonies over three days, held at the university’s Main Auditorium from Friday to Oct. 23,” he said.

Akogun stated that the ceremonies begin on Friday, with a Special Jumaat Service, followed by an Inter-denominational Church Service on Sunday.

He further noted the presentation of a drama titled “Jeong Do-Jeon (The Clash of Power), a Korean drama written by Jung Hyun-min, and it will be held at the Performing Arts Theatre of the university.

“A major highlight of the ceremonies is the Convocation Lecture to be delivered by Nigerian US-based Professor of History, Tayo Falola on Friday.

“The distinguished Historian who lectures at the Department of History, University of Texas at Austin in the U.S. will be speaking on “Modernity, Modernisation and Values.”

“This will be followed immediately by the graduation of the 2020/2021 final year students of four-year and five-year academic programmes at the same venue,” he said.

According to Akogun, the conferment of degrees and honours on all the 2021/2022 final-year students of four-year and five-year academic programmes will take place on Saturday, October 21, which will be Convocation Day II.

The spokesman added that a “grand finale” with the graduation of the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 six-year programmes as well as Postgraduate students will take place on October 23.

He assured of the university's commitment to ensuring a hitch-free series of events. 

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