PRESIDENT Bola Ahmed Tinubu will, on Monday, October 23, unveil some projects recently completed at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
Naija News reports that the University’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Kunle Akogun, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, highlighting the institution’s combined 37th and 38th convocation ceremonies.
Akogun stated that the three-day ceremonies will begin on Friday with a Special Jumaat Service, followed by an Inter-denominational Church Service on Sunday.
The Unilorin spokesperson said Saturday would be Convocation Day II for the conferment of degrees and honours on all the 2021/2022 final-year students of four-year and five-year academic programmes.
He further explained that some of the event’s highlights include the presentation of a drama titled ‘Jeong Do-Jeon (The Clash of Power)’ and October 23, will be the grand finale graduation of the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 six-year programmes as well as Postgraduate students.
Akogun assured that the authorities of the University would leave no stone unturned to ensure the events is observed without any chaos.
He said, “Both the graduates of the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic sessions will receive their First degrees, Postgraduate degrees and Diplomas.
“The programme is full of ceremonies over three days, held at the university’s Main Auditorium October 23rd day to Oct. 23.
“A Korean drama written by Jung Hyun-min, will be held at the Performing Arts Theatre of the university.
“A major highlight of the ceremonies is the Convocation Lecture to be delivered by Nigerian US-based Professor of History, Tayo Falola on Friday.
“The distinguished Historian who lectures at the Department of History, University of Texas at Austin in the U.S. will be speaking on ‘Modernity, Modernisation and Values’.
“This will be followed immediately by the graduation of the 2020/2021 final year students of four-year and five-year academic programmes at the same venue.”
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