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TASUED to graduate 50 First Class students

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Leshi Adebayo

A total of 50 graduands out of 3,885 will bag First Class certificates during the 12th convocation ceremony of the Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijagun, Ogun State.

Honourary doctorate awards would also be conferred on two paramount rulers in the state namely, the Olu of Ilaro and paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle and the Akarigbo and paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, and the Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Communication Plc, Segun Ogunsanya.

This was revealed by the university’s acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwole Banjo, on Tuesday, while briefing journalists on the activities lined up for the ceremonies.

Banjo stated that the ceremony had already commenced from Sunday with a church service while the grand finale is scheduled to take place at the main campus on Sunday as the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, will attend as the Visitor of the school.

The acting Vice-Chancellor gave a breakdown of the grades in details, saying that 1,409 full-time students bagged 2nd class upper; 2,159 students bagged 2nd class lower; 266 students bagged 3rd class degrees while a single student bagged a pass, for their first degree.

Banjo added that the university produced 2,001 part-time graduates among whom 155 students bagged 2nd class upper, 660 students bagged 2nd class lower, 183 students bagged 3rd class and 3 students bagged pass for their first degree.

He stated further that 483 postgraduate students would be conferred with higher degrees.

“We have produced 50 First Class out of 3,885 graduates. We have 1,409 Second Class upper, 2,159 Second Class lower, 266 Third Class and one pass.

“In Ogun State, we cherish our sons and daughters that are doing well in all areas.

“For instance, we have been awarding our paramount rulers, we have given it to Awujale and the Alake, so the remaining two are those that we are going to give to on Sunday at the grand finale,” the Vice-Chancellor said.

Banjo, speaking further, assured that all the degrees offered by TASUED have full accreditation by the National University Commission (NUC).

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