Just as Ambrose Alli University (AAU) at Ekpoma in Edo State graduates no less than 9,186 students, Seven of the graduating students have been awarded First-Class by authorities of the Institution.
These seven students were among the 9,186 graduating students awarded diplomas, first and postgraduate degrees at the 20th convocation of the institution.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Ignatius Onimawo said 768 made Second Class Upper; 5,193 Second Class Lower; 2,225 got Third Class, while 160 made Pass.
Prof. Onimawo said 14 programmes had been fully accredited; eight had interim accreditation, and six denied accreditation.
The vice chancellor promised that areas of shortfall in the six programmes had been remedied, and the university ready for re-assessment.
Visitor to the university and Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole said Nigeria’s educational system must be accorded its due priority.
The governor said his administration accomplished so much in education, and increased the university’s yearly subvention to N3.6 billion from N1.2 billion
He assured the institution’s management that Governor-elect Godwin Obaseki would complete projects in the school.
Channels Television Chief Executive Officer Mr. John Momoh was presented with a doctorate degree in Business Administration (Honoris Causa).
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