ABUAD Convocation Ceremony Date, Other Details 2021

Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD 12th Founder’s Day and 9th Convocation Ceremonies programme of events, and important information to graduands.

ABUAD Convocation Ceremonies

This is to inform all Parents, Guardians, Staff, Students and the General Public that the 12th Founder’s Day and 9th Convocation Ceremonies of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) have been scheduled to hold as follows:

ABUAD Founder’s Day and Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Special Thanksgiving Service
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 10:00am
Ministering: Bishop Timothy Yahaya, Bishop of Kaduna Anglican Dioceses.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Pre- Convocation Press Conference. Venue: Talent Discovery Centre
Time: 10.00am
Speaker: The Vice-Chancellor

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

CPN Induction/Oath-taking Ceremony for ABUAD Computer Science Students.
Venue: Owolabi Hall.
Time: 12noon

Sporting Activities
Venue: Sports pavilion
Time: 4:30- 6:30pm

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

NSE Induction/Oath-taking Ceremony for ABUAD Engineering Graduating Students.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 11:00am

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Induction of Graduating Students into the Alumni Association of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 10:00am

Friday, November 19, 2021

Investiture of ABUAD Law Graduating Students as Associate Members of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 10:00am.

Jumat Service
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 1:00pm

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Convocation Lecture by Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro, Professor of Animal Science and Executive Secretary of TETfund
Topic: University as Catalyst for Regional Economic Development
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 10:00am

Commissioning of:

  • Suleiman Elias Bogoro Centre
  • The Clinical Laboratory
  • Pharmacy Complex
  • ICT Complex, and
  • Students’Hostels

Founder’s Dinner
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 7:00pm

Sunday, 21 November, 2021

Convocation Ceremony
Award of Degrees and Honorary Degrees to deserving members of the society who have impacted humanity through their different callings:

  • His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja ll, Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)
  • His Royal Majesty, the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Aladesanmi lll, JP, CON. Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)
  • His Royal Highness, the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)
  • His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, FNSE, FNIAE. Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa)

Guidelines for ABUAD Convocation Ceremony

  1. Approval has been given that all graduating students should return to school on Saturday, November 13, 2021
  2. Thanksgiving service is on Sunday, November 14, 2021
  3. All graduating students must reside on campus while the ceremonies last, there shall be no going in and out for whatever reason during their stay on campus
  4. All graduating students, their parents, and their visitors will be required to undergo a COVID-19 antibody test at their own expenses on entry into the campus
  5. While coming for clearance, graduating students are expected to fulfil the following conditions
    • Come with original O’Level certificates and photocopy (ies).
    • Evidence of full payment of all school fees, PTCF fees etc.
  6. Graduating students should be modest in their dressing and abide by rules guiding physical appearance on campus.
  7. Punctuality to all programmes is mandatory.
  8. All graduated students shall leave the campus unfailingly on Monday, November 22, 2021
  9. Absolute compliance is hereby solicited.