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Osogbo – The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday, November 22, deliver the Osun State University (Uniosun) 7th convocation lecture.

The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Labode Popoola dropped the hint while addressing newsmen in Osogbo on activities lined up for the convocation.

He stated that Osinbajo will be speaking on the topic: “Six Decades of Chequered Nationhood: Nigeria Still Holds the Key to Africa’s Development”.


Speaking further on the various activities set aside for the event, the VC added that the outgoing governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; a former governor of the state, Chief Adebisi Akande, and Dr. Olayiwola Francis Fatona will be conferred with honorary doctorate degrees.

He disclosed that a total of 1,647 students will be conferred with first degrees across the colleges while the first set of postgraduate students of the University would be conferred with Masters degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas across different programmes.


Giving a breakdown of the classification of graduation, the VC said 62 will be awarded First Class; 693, Second Class Upper division, 756, Second Class lower, 131 Third Class honours while five will be awarded the pass degrees.

Another highlight of the convocation according to Professor Popoola includes the laying of the foundation of the University’s teaching hospital by the institution’s Chancellor, Mrs Folorunso Alakija.

He listed the recent verification of 23 new programmes by the National University Commission (NUC) in addition to the existing 47 undergraduate and 13 postgraduate programmes as part of the landmark achievements recorded by the institution.

According to him, the new approvals bring the total of undergraduate programmes run by the university to 56, 27 postgraduate programmes, saying that more professional courses have equally been accredited by various bodies.

Source: https://www.independent.ng/osinbajo-to-deliver-uniosun-convocation-lecture/

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Funny, I don't see the key, how will a country that doesn't want it's own development hold the key to a continents development

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