The Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi, graduate 124 students at its maiden convocation held on Tuesday 20th Dec. 2016.
Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, the institution’s Vice-Chancellor, said bachelor degrees were awarded to the graduands who had been found worthy in character and learning from four faculties which includes, Basic Medical Sciences, Humanities, Management and Social Sciences and Sciences.
Of the number, 15 students emerged with First Class, 75 with Second Class Upper and 34 with Second Class Lower Divisions.
According to the VC he said “This is a good performance by our students and attributable to excellent and world-class staff-student ratio, staff commitment, provision of learning facilities, among others’’.
Highlights of the occasion included speeches by the university’s pro-chancellor and other stakeholders, presentation of awards to deserving students, among others.
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, delivered a lecture with the theme “Pioneering and Pioneers: The Search for Self-Sufficiency’’.
It could be recalled that the institution commenced academic activities in 2012 alongside five other new federal universities.