The University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Abeokuta (UNAAB) 18th & 19th Combined Convocation Ceremonies for the Conferment of Honorary Degrees, Admission to First and Higher Degrees and Presentation of Prizes will hold on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the UNAAB Convocation Grounds by 10:00 a.m. prompt, (Guests are requested to be seated 9.30 a.m.)
According to the Director of Academic Planning, Professor M. A. Waheed, 1,512 and 231 graduands will receive their Bachelor and Postgraduate Degrees respectively, at the Ceremonies.
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, HRM Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, and the President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and former Minister of Industry, Chief Kola Jamodu will be conferred with the University’s Honorary Doctor of Science and Agriculture Degrees, respectively.
The Ceremonies will be preceeded with the Convocation Lecture on Friday, March 18, 2011 at Julius Okojie Lecture Theatre Complex by 3.00 p.m. under the Chairmanship of the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Bells University of Technology, Otta and Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Professor Oladipo O. Akinkugbe.
The Convocation Lecturer, Professor Pat Utomi of the famous Lagos Business School will delivered a Lecture titled, “The Nigerian Education System and Nation Building”. Guests are requested to be seated by 2:30 p.m.