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FUTA 33rd Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events

Seeking the detailed itinerary for FUTA's 33rd Convocation Ceremony? Curious about the prominent personalities gracing the occasion? The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji, cordially invites all to a series of events spanning over a week in November 2023. From religious services and award ceremonies to enlightening lectures and a grand luncheon, every day promises a unique experience. Why miss out?

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) is set to celebrate a remarkable milestone with its 33rd Convocation Ceremony. A blend of tradition, culture, and forward-thinking, the ceremony will be graced by the presence of key figures in the academic world, students, parents, and well-wishers from diverse backgrounds.

📅 DateFriday, 10th – Saturday, 18th November, 2023
🎤 HostVice-Chancellor, Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji
📜 Main EventAward of Certificates, Diplomas, and Degrees at Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium,FUTA
🗣️ Special LectureDr Bosun Tijani on “Knowledge and Research: Foundation of Prosperous Economy”
⚽ Fun EventNovelty Football Match at University Sports Complex
🏆 Special AwardExcellence and Productivity Award Ceremony
🍽️ Celebratory MealConvocation Luncheon at Vice Chancellor’s Lodge
📣 NoteEntry restrictions apply; only those with invitation cards/tags will be admitted

The Vice-Chancellor of FUTA, Professor Adenike Temidayo Oladiji, FAS, in collaboration with the Governing Council, Senate, and the academic community, extends an official invitation to all interested parties. This post provides a detailed programme of the events lined up for this monumental occasion.

FUTA Convocation Ceremony Key Dates and Events

Friday, 10th November, 2023

  • Press Briefing
    Location: T. I. Francis Auditorium
    Time: 10.00 a.m.
  • Juma’at Service
    Location: FUTA Central Mosque, Obanla
    Time: 2.00 p.m.

Sunday, 12th November, 2023

  • Interdenominational Service
    Location: Saint Albert Catholic Church, Obanla
    Time: 10.00 a.m.

FUTA Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

Monday, 13th November, 2023

  • Excellence and Productivity Award Ceremony
    Location: Babatunde Afen Adebayo Multipurpose Hall
    Time: 3.00 p.m.

Tuesday, 14th November, 2023

  • Exhibition
    Location: Exhibition Ground adjacent Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium
    Time: 9.00 a.m.
  • Career Talk
    Location: T.I. Francis Auditorium
    Time: 10.00 a.m.
  • Novelty Football Match
    Location: University Sports Complex
    Time: 2.00 p.m.

Wednesday, 15th November, 2023

  • Convocation Meeting
    Location: T.I Francis Auditorium
    Time: 11.00 a.m.
  • Alumni Lecture
    Location: Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA
    Time: 2.00 p.m.
  • Alumni Dinner
    Location: Babatunde Afen Adebayo Multipurpose Hall
    Time: 5.00 p.m.

Thursday, 16 November, 2023

  • Alumni Meeting
    Location: T.I Francis Auditorium
    Time: 10.00 a.m.
  • Convocation Lecture
    Topic: Knowledge and Research: The Foundation of Prosperous Economy
    Guest Lecturer: Dr Bosun Tijani, Hon Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy
    Location: Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA
    Time: 3.00 p.m.
  • Students’ Variety Show
    Location: University Sports Complex
    Time: 4.00 p.m.

Friday, 17 November, 2023

  • Commissioning of Projects
    Location: Project Sites
    Time: 8.00 a.m.
  • Award of Certificates, Diplomas and First Degrees
    Location: Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA
    Time: 10.00 a.m.

Saturday, 18 November, 2023

  • Commissioning of Projects
    Location: Project Sites
    Time: 8.00 a.m.
  • Award of Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters Degrees, and Doctorate Degrees
    Location: Obafemi Awolowo Auditorium, FUTA
    Time: 10.00 a.m.
  • Convocation Luncheon
    Location: Vice Chancellor’s Lodge
    Note: This will commence immediately after the Convocation.

SEE ALSO: FUTA Notice to Graduands on 33rd Convocation Ceremony.

General Information for Attendees

FUTA has established certain regulations to ensure a seamless experience for attendees:

  1. Restricted Access to Auditorium: It’s pertinent to note that parents, guardians, and members of the public will not be granted access to the Auditorium. However, a designated area has been set up where the live proceedings of the event can be viewed. Access to this area will be given upon the presentation of an invitation card.
  2. Event Admission: Admission to the event venues will be restricted to officials with the appropriate tags and individuals with invitation cards.
  3. Vehicle Restrictions: Vehicles bearing the designated tags should be parked in the allocated areas. Any vehicle without the requisite tag will face movement restrictions within the campus.

In Conclusion, FUTA’s 33rd Convocation Ceremony promises to be an event of pomp, pageantry, and academic excellence. The university, through this occasion, not only celebrates the academic achievements of its students but also emphasizes the institution’s commitment to fostering innovation, research, and the dissemination of knowledge for societal progress.

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