The Authorities of the University of Ilorin has release the programme of events for the 2013/2014 convocation ceremony.
According to the Registra, Mr. Emmanuel Dada Obafemi, the convocation activities will formally kick off this Friday (October 17, 2014) with a Special Juma’at Service at the University Central Mosque at 1.30a.m.
Also, a Special Church Service to commemorate the commencement of the 2013/2014 convocation ceremonies would also hold on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Catholic Chaplaincy, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, University of Ilorin at 9.30a.m.
Other events for the ceremony, according to Mr. Obafemi, include the Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing, which comes up on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the University Main Auditorium by 10.00a.m. The Convocation Play, entitled “The Killers” (An anti-violence play) and written by Dr. A. A. Adeoye, will be staged at 4.00p.m. and 6.00p.m. on the same Monday at the Performing Arts Theatre.
The Convocation Lecture, entitled “Innovation: A Trans-disciplinary Approach”, will be delivered on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Prof. Dzulkifli Abdul Rasak, the President, International Association of Universities. The lecture takes place at the University Main Auditorium at 10.00a.m.
Also on Tuesday, the Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Benjamin Ikenchuku, the Dein of Agbor, will host a cocktail in honour of the Convocation Lecturer at the Chancellor’s Lodge by 6.00p.m.
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the main convocation for the award of prizes, first degrees and diplomas for graduands from the Faculties of Arts, Education, Law, Management Science and Social Science will take place at the University Main Auditorium at 10.00a.m. This will be followed, at 5.00p.m, by commissioning of projects by the Visitor to the University, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
On Thursday, October 23, 2014, it will be the turn of graduands from the Faculties of Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Communication and Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences as well as Postgraduate School to receive their prizes, degrees and diplomas. This will be followed by the convocation luncheon and merit awards at the Multi-purpose Hall, University of Ilorin by 2.00p.m.
The ceremonies will be rounded off by a special Juma’at service at the University Central Mosque on Friday, October 24, 2014 and a Special Thanksgiving Service at the Chapel of Light, University of Ilorin on Sunday, October 26, 2014.
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