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Achievers University: 255 students bag scholarship, announce 10th Convocation

Damilola Adeyemo

OWO – The Vice-Chancellor of Achievers University, Prof. Samuel Olabanji Aje, has announced the outline of events for the 10th convocation and also stated that a total of 225 fresh students have secured the three years scholarship into different programmes offered by the University.

While addressing a press conference, he said students in the departments where there were no first-class graduates would work hard to achieve it in the nearest future.

The breakdown of the students who graduated with first class are from Microbiology (1), Industrial Chemistry (1), Computer Science (3), Medical Laboratory Science (2), Accounting (4), Business Administration (2), Criminology & Security Studies (1) and International Relations (1).

The students would enjoy free tuition-free for three academic sessions in courses such as Accounting, Political Scieñce, Industrial Chemistry, Business Administration, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Economics, Sociology, and Geology.

15 graduands got first class, 167 had second class upper, 131 made second class lower while 26 got third class out of the 339 graduands to be conferred first degree.

He stated that the convocation lecture titled, ‘Reality of University Programme Education Objectives: Post Convocation Life” would be delivered by Prof. Joseph Odigure, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Council for the Registration of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

Prof. Aje said “Many private universities are struggling to survive in Nigeria which was why many did not believe in our scholarship program.

“We are convinced education is the key to development so we extend our corporate social responsibility to granting scholarships to students.”

The Vice-Chancellor said, “OUR PROJECTION INTO THE FUTURE We are grateful to God for the little beginning and His faithfulness to us in our 13 years of existence, the steady progress as well as the good neighborliness with our host communities.

“We shall remain focused in our pursuit to deepen knowledge and research, and in attracting development in the areas of Medicine, and Aeronautics, and Aviation Technology.

“Discussions have gone far with our partners in establishing a College of Medicine as well as a College of Aeronautics and Aviation Technology in not-too-distant future. We covet your prayers and cooperation in achieving our corporate goals and objectives,”, the vice-chancellor stated.

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