The National Open University of Nigeria is pleased to announce its 3rd Convocation Ceremony holding on Friday, 17th and Saturday, 18th January, 2014 for the information of graduands, their parents, guardians, friends of the University and the general public.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
Friday, 17th January, 2014
Convocation Lecture by Professor Ibrahim A. Gambari CFR
Scholar – in – Residence
Lynn University, Florida, USA
Joint Special Representative, African Union-United
United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)
Topic :“OPEN AND DISTANCE EDUCATION FOR DEVELOPMENT,
UNITY AND DEMOCRATIC TRANSFORMATION OF NIGERIA”
Venue : Main Exhibition Hall II
Time : 11:00 am.
Chairman: Professor Julius OkojieOON,
National Universities Commission
Aja Nwachukwu House, Maitama District
Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
Saturday, 18th January, 2014
Conferment of Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelors Degrees, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Masters, Honorary Degrees and Award of Prizes.
Venue : Main Exhibition Hall I & II
Time : 10:00a.m.
Information To Graduands.
A ) All those who completed their degree programmes and have been found eligible to graduate are required to present the following for sighting at their Study Centres:
*.evidence of the payment of a fee of N10,000.00 for the use of Academic gowns payable at Skye Bank Account No. 1770364597
*.Duly completed Clearance form.
*.evidence of payment of alumni fees (N5,000) payable at Skye Bank Account No. 1770364597
*.Evidence of payment for Regularisation of Admission fee On Presentation of the listed documents, Academic Gowns for graduates in First degree programmes would be issued at the Study Centres.
While those for Postgraduate programmes will be collected from the Headquarters. The same documents are required for the collection of hoods at the Headquarters from 13th January, 2014.
All graduands are required to pay the sum of one thousand Naira (N1,000.00) only for the convocation programme.
Note that the sum of seven thousand (N7,000.00) Naira would be refunded on the return of the gown in good condition.
B)Graduands should assemble at designated location(s) at the National Theatre, Saturday, 18th January, 2014 by 7.00 a.m. They must be fully robed and queue according to their Schools.
NOBODY, INCLUDING GRADUANDS AND THEIR PARENTS/ GUARDIANS, WILL BE ADMITTED INTO THE HALL, AFTER 9:15A.M.
C)Academic robes must be returned to the Headquarters,14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos not later than Monday, 20 January, 2014 from 9:00a.m. Failure to return the gowns on the prescribed date shall attract a fine of N1, 000.00 per day.
D)Only accredited Photographers/Video Operators would be allowed to function during the Ceremony..
E)GRADUANDS ARE TO SIGN AND COLLECT THEIR CERTIFICATES IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CEREMONY AT THE VENUE.
GRADUANDS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE CONVOCATION VENUE BEFORE THE END OF THE CEREMONY. GRADUANDS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO COMPLY WITH THESE ARRANGEMENTS.
We congratulate all graduands and wish them journey mercies to and from their destinations.
Josephine O. Akinyemi (Mrs.)FAUA
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