UNIPORT Graduates 9,452 Students, 106 Bags 1st Class Honours
No fewer than 9,452 students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will be graduating on Saturday during the 32nd Combined Convocation Ceremony scheduled to hold on 30th March, 2019.
According to the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Ndowa Lale at a news press conference he disclosed that a total of 9,452 students will be graduating and 106 of them bagged First Class degrees.
Lale said the conferment of degrees, higher degrees, diploma, certificates and prizes would hold at the university on Friday and Saturday.
According to him, the convocation was mainly for students who finished their academic programmes for the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions.
“In the undergraduate category, a total of 4,771 students were harvested with 3,205 and 1,566 for the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions respectively.
“Out of the figure, 106 graduands will receive the First Class Honours, 1,799 Second Class Upper Division, 2,533 Second Class Lower Division while 132 will receive Third Class degrees.
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“Also, a total of 70 will receive Bachelor of Pharmacy degrees; 105 will be admitted into Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery while 26 students gets Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree,” he said.