FUT Minna Honours Abdulsalam, NNPC GMD, 2 Others.
From Mathew Jwantu,
The Vice Chancellor Federal Universy of Technology Minna, Professor Abdulahi Bala has said Four (4) eminent Nigerians are to be conferred with Honorary doctorate degrees in recognition of thier contributions to National Development.
Professor Bala who stated this while briefing newsmen as part of activities marking the 30th convocation, said the distinguished Nigerians are General Abdulsalami Abubakar, GCFR, Former Head of State and Commander in Cheif, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu, CON, founder and Chairman, Bua Group; Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, CON, President African Development Bank and Malam Mele Kolo Kyari, Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director NNPC Ltd.
He explained that, a total number of 5,049 (Five thousand and fourty nine) Students graduants will be awarded degree and diplomas in the 38th founders day and 30th Convocation.
According to him 3,892 ( Three thousand eight hundred and ninety two) students will receive first degree, while 200 (two hundred ) will be awarded postgraduate Diplomas, and 836 (Eight hundred and thirty-Six) students will be awarded Master’s degree even as 121 ( one hundred and twenty one) graduants bag doctorate degrees.
“Out of those graduating with First Degree, 58 ( fifty-eight) obtained First Class degree, while 948 (Nine hundred and fourty-eight) are in the second Class upper Division even as a total of 2047 ( Two thousand and fourty seven) are in the second Class lower Lower Division”.
Professor Bala who said this year is his last convocation as the Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology FUT Minna, said 801 (Eight hundred and one) students are in third Class While 38 (Thirty eight ) are graduating with pass degree.
He was optimistic that, hightlight of the activities marking the 2022 convocation includes; commissioning of buildings for offices, classrooms, theatres and laboratories.
That according to him, will enable the University to relocate in a few weeks’ times three schools from the Bosso Campus to Gidan Kwano Campus.