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JABU's 11th Convocation: 21 graduates bag first class

 



No fewer than 21 students of the Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State, have finished with first-class out of the 430 students that graduate today Friday January 22, 2020 from the university.


The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Kola Sonaike, disclosed this on Monday, while speaking on the convocation ceremony of the school.


Giving the breakdown, the VC said a total of 395 students would be awarded first degree certificates which comprised 21 first-class honours, 181 second-class (upper division),  157 second-class (lower division) and 36  third-class.


Sonaike added that four students would bag postgraduate diplomas, while 31 others would receive masters’ degrees.


He said, “For first degrees, 83 of the graduating students come from the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, 24 from the College of Environmental Sciences, 95 from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 70 from the College of Law and 123 from the College of Management Sciences.”


The VC added that the best graduating student, Miss Esther Fashola, from the department of Mass Communication graduated with a 4.89 Cumulative Grade Point Average.

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