No fewer than 99 students of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, bagged First Class in the 2018/2019 academic session of the institution.
The Acting Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Smaranda Olarinde stated this while addressing journalists on Monday to herald activities for the 7th convocation and 10th anniversary of the university.
The VC revealed that the university would be graduating a total of number of 1,088 with 979 as undergraduates and 109 postgraduate students.
” The breakdown of the classes of Degrees by the 979 undergraduate students is as follows; 99 with First Class Division; 419 with Second Class Upper Division; 378 with Second Class Lower Division and 83 with Third Class Division.
” For the first time, the overall Best Graduating undergraduate student emerged from the College of Law. This calls for celebrating its 10th year anniversary,” she said.
Prof. Olarinde added that the eight-day series of activities would also involved the convocation lecture, award of honorary degrees to deserving Nigerians and the official commissioning of the ABUAD Adminstrative Building called ‘ The White Rock ‘