This is to inform the general public and the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 Graduands of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti in particular, that the events marking the Maiden Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the investiture of the Chancellor, HRM. Michael Idakwo, Ameh Oboni II (The Attah of Igala Land), the award of first degrees, presentation of prizes, and the award of honorary degrees will take place from Monday, 24th to Saturday, 29th April, 2017.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
MONDAY, 24TH APRIL, 2017
Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing
Venue: University Auditorium, Oye Ekiti Time: 10.00am
WEDNESDAY, 26TH APRIL, 2017
Environmental Sanitation – Federal University Oye-Ekiti Main & Ikole Campuses
THURSDAY, 27TH APRIL, 2017
Topic: “Salvaging Nigerian Universities”
Lecturer: Professor Ladipo Adamolekun
Chairman of Event: Professor Funmi Togonu-Bickersteth
Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council
Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State
Venue: University Auditorium, Federal University Oye Ekiti Time: 11.00am
Title: Drums of War (Written & Directed by PROF. RASAKI OJO BAKARE)
Venue: University Auditorium, Oye Ekiti Time: 2.00pm
FRIDAY, 28TH APRIL, 2017
Induction of Graduands into Professional Bodies
Venue: Federal University Oye Ekiti Main and Ikole Campuse Time: 10.00am
Jumat Service Venue: Federal University Oye Ekiti Time: 1.30pm
SATURDAY, 29TH APRIL, 2017
(i) Installation of Chancellor
(ii) Convocation Ceremonies
(ii) Award of First Degrees and Prizes
(iii) Conferment of Honorary Degrees
(iv) Endowment Launch
Venue: Convocation Ground, Federal University Oye Ekiti
SUNDAY, 30TH APRIL, 2017
Church Service Venue: University Chapel, Oye Ekiti Time: 10.00am
1. Chief Adepoju Akomolafe (Retired Founding Principal, Ekitiparapo College, Ido-Ekiti)
2. Chief (Mrs.) Efunjoke Coker, MFR (Former Principal, Queens College, Lagos)
3. Dr. Babatope Agbeyo (Chairman, Cornfield Group)
(i) Academic robes, invitation cards and brochure, and certificates will be available for collection from Faculty Officers from Monday, 24th April, 2017 upon the payment of the sum of Twenty Thousand naira (N20,000.00) only payable in Bank Drafts or certified cheques drawn in favour of Federal University Oye-Ekiti.
(ii) The deadline for the submission of academic robes is Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 after which a late submission charge of One Thousand (N 1,000.00) per day will be paid.
(iii) Damage or loss of an academic robe will attract a penalty of Ten Thousand Naira (N 10,000.00) only
COLLECTION OF BROCHURE AND CERTIFICATE
Brochure will be distributed to accredited Graduands inside the Convocation ground. Also, Graduands who have completed their clearance and payment will be eligible to collect their certificates during convocation.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kayode Soremekun on behalf of Council, Senate, Staff and Students of the University congratulates the Graduands and wishes all participants a wonderful ceremony.