…Gen. Abdulsalami, BUA Chairman Rabiu, President, ADB Adesina and GMD NNPC, Kyari get to Honorary Doctorate Degrees
Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna has on Wednesday disclosed that fifty eight students would graduate with first class degrees at the institution’s 30th convocation ceremony scheduled for 2022.
Making this known at a press briefing in Minna to mark the 38th Founders’ Day and 30th Convocation of the University, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Bala, said 948 of the graduands are in the second class upper category, 2,047 second class lower; 801 third class and 38 pass degrees.
He added on 1st of February, this year, 5,049 students would be awarded degrees and diplomas, out of which, a total of 3,892 students would receive first degrees, while 836 would be awarded Masters degrees. 121 others will be given Doctorate degrees while 200 will be awarded with post-graduate diplomas.
According to him “out of those graduating with First Degrees, fifty eight (58) obtained First Class, while nine hundred and forty eight (948) are in the Second Class Upper Division. A total of 2,047 are in Second Class Lower Division, eight hundred and one (801) in Third Class while thirty eight (38) are graduating with Pass Degrees.
He added that a total of 270 students from. 200 to 500 levels that fall in First Class range, represented by a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.5% and above will be offered partial Scholarships, while 10 winners of gold, silver and bronze medals at various national and International competitions will be given various cash prizes in appreciation of their efforts and as a means of motivation for future outstanding performances.
Furthermore, he disclosed that the Institution will confer Honorary Doctorate Degrees to four eminent Nigerians which include former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Chairman, BUA Group, Alhaji Abdul Salad Rabiu, President, African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina and Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mallam Melee Kolo Kyari.
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