Kukah to deliver UNICAL convocation lecture

Kukah to deliver UNICAL  convocation lecture

Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah, will tomorrow, deliver the 36th Convocation Lecture of the University of Calabar, with the topic: ‘Harmonising Diversity for National Development.’

The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Florence Obi, disclosed this at a press conference to announce activities lined up for the 36th convocation ceremony of the university, slated for March 22.

She announced that the school would be graduating a total of 8,415 first degree, while 754 others would be awarded master’s degrees in various disciplines, and 438 others would be conferred with Doctor of Philosophy.

The vice-chancellor said out of this number, 32 students would graduate with first class, the highest in the history of the 49-year-old university.

Obi attributed this to the improved reading culture and conducive study environment of the university. She enumerated other activities lined up for the ceremony including a research fair and exhibition slated for March 19 and 20, a convocation command performance and a cocktail in honour of the university chancellor and other dignitaries on the same day.

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