Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) 7th Convocation Ceremonies and 10th Founder’s Day Programme of Events

Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD 7th Convocation Ceremonies and 10th Founder’s Day Celebration programme of events.

ABUAD Convocation Ceremonies

This is to inform all Parents, Guardians, Staff, Students and the General Public that the 10th Founder’s Day Celebration and 7th Convocation Ceremonies of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) has been scheduled to commence on Monday, 14th October and ends on Monday, 21st October, 2019.

ABUAD Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Activities.



Monday, October 14, 2019
i) Pre-Convocation Press Conference.
Venue: Conference Room, Talent Discovery Centre
Time: 10.00 am
Speaker: The Vice Chancellor

ii) NSE Induction/Oath-taking Ceremony for ABUAD Engineering Graduating Students.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 1.00 pm

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
i) CPN Induction/Oath-taking Ceremony for ABUAD Computer Science Graduating students.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 12:00noon

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
i) Investiture of ABUAD Law Graduating Students as Associate Members of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators.

ii) Launching of the 10th Anniversary ABUAD Law Journal Edition.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 10.00 am.

Thursday, October 17, 2019
i) Induction of Graduating Students into the Alumni Association of Afe Babalola University Ado – Ekiti.
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 10.00 am.

ii) Finals of Convocation Games.
Venue: ABUAD Sports Complex
Time: 2.00 pm.

Friday, October 18, 2019
i) Facility Tour of the University, the ABUAD Agricultural Enterprise Farms and the ABUAD Multi-System Hospital (AMSH).
Time: 9.00 am
Take off Point: College 1 Car Park

ii) Jumat Service
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 1.00 pm

iii) Entertainment/ Cultural Night
Venue: Owolabi Hall
Time: 6:00pm

Saturday, October 19, 2019
i) The Convocation Lecture by Prof. Temitope Alonge, Professor of Orthopedic & Trauma Surgery and Immediate Past CMD of UCH, Ibadan.
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 11.00 am

ii) Launching of the 10th Anniversary Books
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 1.00 pm
 Goodwill Messages.
 Launching of Anniversary publications:
i. The Elusive Search for Nation Nigeria by Aare Ambassador Afe Babalola, SAN.
ii. ABUAD: The Birth place of Educational Renaissance; edited by Neta Nwosu.
iii. The Illustrated Story of ABUAD & the Quest for Qualitative University Education in Africa; compiled by Bolade Adesokan.
iv. Weekly Newspaper Articles on Public Affairs in Nigeria from 1980 to 2019, by Aare Ambassador Afe Babalola, SAN, Vol I and II; compiled by Subair, Roselyn Esoname, University Librarian, ABUAD.
v. You and the Law by Aare Ambassador Afe Babalola, SAN, 1st Edition (1998 – 2001); compiled by Subair, Roselyn Esoname, University Librarian, ABUAD.
vi. The Different Phases of Aare Afe Babalola, SAN; edited by Subair, Roselyn Esoname, University Librarian ABUAD.

iii) The Commissioning of ABUAD Administrative Building, ‘The White Rock’ and other new structures.

iv) Exploratory Flight to the Universe
Venue: ABUAD Planetarium
Time: 7.30 pm

Sunday, October 20, 2019
i) Special Thanksgiving Service
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall, ABUAD.
Time: 10.00 am
Ministering: Revd Dr Olasupo Ayokunle, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

ii) Founder’s 10th Anniversary Dinner & Awards Night with King Sunny Ade (KSA) on the Band Stand
Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 7.30 pm

Monday, October 21, 2019
Convocation Ceremony
Award of Degrees and Honorary Degrees to deserving members of the society who have impacted humanity through their different callings:
• The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III,
• The Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe (Agbogidi), and
• Prof. Anthony O. Adegbulugbe, Chairman/CEO, Green Energy International Limited; a Social Entrepreneur & Energy Expert.
• Senator Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC National Leader and Former Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria.

Venue: Alfa Belgore Hall
Time: 10.00 am




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