29 graduating students bag first class at Fountain varsity
ABOUT 307 students of the Fountain University, Osogbo are set to graduate during the 9th Convocation of the institution.
The Vice-chancellor of the university, Prof Amidu Sanni, stated this during a preconvocation press conference held on the main campus of the institution.
The vice-chancellor said that 29 students would graduate with First Class.
He said, “A total of 307 students are graduating across various disciplines in the 2018/19 academic session: 29 (First Class), 115 (2nd Class Upper), 147 (2nd Class Lower) 16 (Third Class) and 5 Postgraduate students at Masters’ Level.”
According to him, at the grand finale of the convocation, investiture of a new Chancellor for the university, Dr Umaru Abdul Mutallab would take place.
Highlighting various achievements of the management of the university, Amidu said some new programmes approved by the school’s Senate last year would soon commence.
He said a Resource Verification Team from the National University Commission would soon visit the institution and verify some of the 38 new programmes approved by the Senate.