University Of Maiduguri graduates bagged first class honours.
The Vice- Chancellor of University Of Maiduguri, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi,said at the convocation that 17,895 graduates would be; conferred various degrees and certificates, with 78 receiving first class honours.
Njodi 3,527 students were; graduate in the post-graduates school programmes out of which 56 bagged PHD degree.
According tohim, 570 graduates got master degrees while 2,901 others received post-graduates Diplomas.
A total of 8,643 were; for undergraduate degree,out of which 7,278 studied under regular programmes,573 from affiliated colleges and 714 on distance learning programmes
About 5,725 students were conferred with diploma certificates while 1,597 received Diploma Certificates while 1,597 received Diploma certificates through the university’s consultancy services and 4,128 got Diplomas from affiliated colleges.
Njodi approved the appointment of the three Emeriti Professors.
Meritus Professor Abdulhamid Abubakar, emeritus professor John Akinyili and Emeritus Professor Joseph Alumona.
The VC said the trois had rendered over 40 years of unbroken service to the university.
According to him that the appointment was in recognition of their intellectual excellence,exemplary characters and dedication to the service to the humanity and the university.
Prof. Biodun Adesanya, the Pro-chancellor and chairman governing Board of the university, appealed to the Federal Government to give special consideration to the university because of the adverse environment in which it is operating.