BUK's 38th Convocation Ceremony 2024- Join the Celebration!

Are you ready to witness a momentous occasion at Bayero University, Kano, as it prepares to celebrate its 38th Convocation Ceremony for the 2020/2021 academic session? Scheduled across five unforgettable days, starting from Tuesday, 27th February 2024, this grand event invites the entire university community and the general public to join in honouring the achievements of its graduands. With a lineup including the investiture of the 5th Chancellor and a keynote by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON, how could anyone afford to miss it?

Bayero University Kano (BUK) Convocation Ceremony

Bayero University, Kano(BUK) is set to mark a significant milestone in its academic calendar with the 38th Convocation Ceremony, a prestigious event honouring the achievements of its students across various faculties. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas, FMAN, alongside the Council, Senate, and the entire University Community, extends a warm invitation to the general public to partake in this momentous occasion. This convocation ceremony is slated to celebrate the awarding of higher degrees, degrees, and prizes for the academic session of 2020/2021.

📅 Dates 27th February – 2nd March 2024
📍 Venue Convocation Arena, New Campus, Gwarzo Road, Kano
🎓 Days 1-3 Graduands from Various Faculties
🗣️ Day 4 Lecture Aliko Dangote on Sustainable Knowledge Economy
🏛 Day 5 Events Investiture of Chancellor, Honorary Degrees, Awards
🕘 Time 9:00am Daily, Lecture at 4:00pm on Day 4
🎤 Speaker Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON
🏅 Awards Higher Degrees, Degrees, Prizes

BUK Convocation Detailed Programme of Events

The convocation ceremonies will commence daily at 9:00 am at the Convocation Arena, located on the New Campus, Gwarzo Road, Kano. The schedule is meticulously planned over five days, each dedicated to honouring graduates from different faculties and schools within the university.

Day 1: Tuesday, 27th February, 2024

  • Faculties Celebrating: Agriculture, Arts and Islamic Studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Education, Law, and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Day 2: Wednesday, 28th February, 2024

  • Faculties Celebrating: Allied Health Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Computing, Dentistry, and the School of Continuing Education (SCE).

Day 3: Thursday, 29th February, 2024

  • Faculties Celebrating: Basic Medical Sciences, Communication, Engineering, Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.

Day 4: Friday, 1st March, 2024

  • Event: Convocation Lecture
  • Chairman: A.B. Mahmoud, SAN
  • Speaker: Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON
  • Topic: The Role of the Private Sector in Building a Sustainable Knowledge Economy in Nigeria
  • Time: 4:00 pm

Day 5: Saturday, 2nd March, 2024

  • Events Include:
    • (A) Investiture of The 5th Chancellor
    • (B) Award of Honorary Degrees
    • (C) Award of Higher Degrees and Prizes for 2020/2021 Graduands of the School of Postgraduate Studies and Dangote Business School

A Call to the Graduands and General Public

This convocation ceremony is not just an event but a testament to the hard work, dedication, and perseverance of the graduands. It symbolises the culmination of years of study and the beginning of a new chapter in their professional and academic journeys. Bayero University Kano is proud to showcase the achievements of its students and faculty, reinforcing its commitment to excellence in education and research.

The Convocation Lecture, set to be delivered by the esteemed Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON, promises to provide insightful perspectives on the pivotal role of the private sector in fostering a knowledge-based economy in Nigeria. This lecture is anticipated to be a highlight of the convocation week, offering valuable lessons and inspiration to the graduands and attendees.

As we approach the dates, the university community and its esteemed guests are filled with anticipation for a week of celebration, reflection, and forward-looking aspirations. Bayero University, Kano, invites you to join in commemorating the academic achievements of its students and to participate in the discussions and initiatives that will shape the future of higher education and economic development in Nigeria.

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