by Agency Reporter

 

A total of 92 pioneer students have graduated from the Caleb University in Lagos.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ayodeji Olukojo, said at the institution’s maiden convocation ceremony at Imota, Ikorodu on Saturday that two of the students had First Class, , the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Olukoju said that one had First Class in Industrial Chemistry while the other in Economics.

He commended the graduates for their commitments to their studies in spite of the university’s challenges.

Olukoju said that 32 others were conferred with degrees in Second Class Upper Division, while 48 were in the Second Class Lower Division.

Nine had Third Class degree and one with a pass degree.

Olukojo called on the Lagos State Government and other stakeholders to assist the university.

He said that the certificates of the graduating students were ready for collection, adding that the two with First Class degrees were being given to them at the venue of the ceremony.

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, urged the management of the university to carve a niche for the institution to remain relevant.

The governor, who was represented by a member of his cabinet, Mr. Babatunde Hunkpe, urged the new graduates to be focused and remain worthy ambassadors of their alma mata.

Caleb University, a private Christian institution, received its operational licence in 2007 and commenced full academic activities on Jan. 21, 2008.

 

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