The management of Bayero University Kano (BUK) has revealed that about 105 students will graduate with first class degrees as the university holds her 35th convocation ceremonies this month.
About 105 out of 6,174 first degree graduands would be graduating with First Class from Bayero University Kano (BUK) during its 35th convocation ceremony scheduled to hold between 10 and 15 of June, 2019.
Addressing reporters in his office, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello said a total of 9, 571 graduands will partake in the convocation ceremony.
He said the number is made up of 6, 174 first degree graduands, 107 PhD graduands, 2, 269 Masters Degree graduands and 1, 039 post graduate diploma degree graduands.
The Vice Chancellor added that there was 11 per cent increase compared to the number of students that graduated last year which was put at 8, 634.
According to him, a blind undergraduate of the department of Special Education, Abdullahi Umar Abdullahi is graduating with a Second Class Upper, while the University has spent N17 million for awarding scholarship to indigent students.
He explained that this year’s convocation ceremony was scheduled to hold for five days from June 10 to 15, adding that the institution would also confer honorary degrees on Senator Bello Hayatu Gwarzo, Tony Elumelu and Folake Solanke.