One hundred and six graduands will receive the prestigious first class grade at the 32nd Convocation ceremony of the University of Port Harcourt, billed to hold Saturday.
The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) will on Saturday graduate 9,452 students with 106 of them bagging First Class degrees.
Its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ndowa Lale, said this at a news conference yesterday in Port Harcourt as part of programmes to mark the 32nd Convocation Ceremony of the institution.
Lale said the conferment of degrees, higher degrees, diploma, certificates and prizes would hold at the university on Friday and Saturday.
According to him, the convocation was mainly for students who finished their academic programmes for the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions.
“In the undergraduate category, a total of 4,771 students were harvested with 3,205 and 1,566 for the 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions respectively.
“Out of the figure, 106 graduands will receive the First Class Honours, 1,799 Second Class Upper Division, 2,533 Second Class Lower Division while 132 will receive Third Class degrees.
“Also, a total of 70 will receive Bachelor of Pharmacy degrees; 105 will be admitted into Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery while 26 students gets Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree,” he said.
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