In yet another academic accolades and celebration, no fewer than 27 graduates of Oduduwa University, Ile Ife, Osun State yesterday bagged first class Degree at the 5th Convocation and Conferment of Honorary degree ceremony following a successful 2016/2017 session.
The ceremony which was attended by Osun State Deputy Governor Mrs Titilayo Laoye-Tomori vast educationist, parent and guardian saw the institution celebrating another academic session of great success.
At the convocation, Ibrahim Kabir Adeyemi of the Department of Computer Science emerged Best Graduating student with the best overall performance of 4.94 CGPA and won the Chancellor’s Prize donated by the Chanellor of Oduduwa University Chief (Dr) Ramon Adedoyin.
Afolabi David Oluwarotimi of the of Physics with Electronics department as 2nd best graduating student with 4.873 CGPA and won the Pro Chancellor’s Prizwe donated by Prof Muib Opeloye.
Adesanya Happiness Shade of the Department of Economics won the Leadership Prize donated by Vice Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Chief (Mrs) Iyabo Adedoyin as the Best Female Graduating student with CGPA of 4.83.
Olanrewaju Adeoye of Public Administration, Jambgbadi Osuashi Gifts of International Relations department among others also bagged First Class Honourws Degree.
In response to the success attained, all the graduating students described the result obtained as the work of God and hardwork.
The best graduating student Kabir who spoke on behalf of the graduands expressed appreciation for the discipline and commitment of the lecturers to academic activities.
Employers invited as Special Guest at the convocation ceremony expressed willingness to provide gainful employment for the graduating students. For instance, the Publisher of Nigerian NewsDirect Dr Samuel Ibiyemi announced three job placement for best graduates in Mass Communication and Economics Department. He expressed delight at the commitment of the Founder and Chancellor Chief Adedoyin. for promoting quality graduates.
As part of its drive in recognizing academic intellectuals in the society, the institution conferred honourary Degree on . Dawud Olatokunbo Noibi and Alhaji (Dr) Sakariyau Olayiwola Babalola.
The Chancellor of the institution Chief (Dr) Adedoyin described the two recipients as worthy personalities who have distinguished themselves in the advancement of academic sphere in the nation.