241 University of Ibadan students make first class

The University of Ibadan, Ibadan on Tuesday graduated 7,430 students with 241 of them making first-class honours from various degree programmes and faculties in its 2017/2018 academic session.

Miss Ebhomielen Ofure Mary from the Department of Computer Science broke record by graduating with 7.0 CGPA.

In her brief remarks, she urged her fellow graduands to prove their worth anywhere they found themselves, saying the world owed them nothing.

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, at the International Conference Centre of the school, said the institution celebrated successes with the development.

He said, “A total of 241 of our students are graduating with First Class Honours. The Faculty of Science has the highest number of First Class at 46 followed by the Faculty of Agriculture and  Forestry with 38 and the Faculty of Technology with 27.

“A further breakdown of the graduating list shows that 3.38 per cent and 27.61 per cent of our students finished with first class and second class upper (Division) honours, respectively.

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