From Timothy Agbor/OSOGBO
As activities marking 11th convocation ceremony of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTEH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, southwest Nigeria commence, former Governor of Lagos state and pro-Chancellor of the institution, Senator Bola Tinubu will be conferred with honourary doctorate degree in Management Sciences.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Adeniyi S. Gbadegesin, who revealed this while addressing a press conference in Ogbomoso on Thursday, 17th April, 2014, stated that the Osun and Oyo states’ jointly owned institution intends to use the occasion to celebrate achievers in the key sectors of the nation’s life.
Gbadegesin, while disclosing plans to review the edict establishing the University with the aim of making it partially residential, noted that this step has become necessary to enable the institution monitor and control its students.
The Vice Chancellor pointed out that the institution will soon establish centre for software engineering where softwares of various kinds will be produced for base in the country and export.
He eulogised the staff and students of the university for bringing honours to the institution, saying their activities have continued to attract recognition and glory to LAUTECH making it a good reference points among other institutions.
Gbadegesin while giving the breakdown of the graduating students said: “three sets of graduands: 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012 sets would be graduating at the ceremony.
“A total of 12,181 first degrees and 9,376 post graduate degrees would be awarded for the three academic sessions”.
At the convocation ceremony scheduled to hold on Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014, 3,658 students will be awarded degrees for 2009/2010 session,4,018 for 2010/2011 session,and 4,024 for 2011/2012 session.
From the Faculty of Clinical Sciences- 314 for 2009/2010 session, 71 for 2010/2011 session and 96 for 2011/2012 session. For the post Graduate degrees- 2,311 for 2009/2010 session; 1,175 for 2010/2011 session; and 5,890 for 2011/2012 session.