……..Moyin Osho (Undergraduate) and Olaniran Oyelowo (Postgraduate) emerge Most Outstanding Students
Africa’s Best Private University in Research and Entrepreneurship Development held her 12th Convocation from January 19th to 21st, 2023, at the Imota Campus Multipurpose Hall.
According to the University’s Information, Media and Publication Specialist, Mr Olawale Adekoya, the three-day ceremony which has been restructured to hold during the Founder’s Week witnessed the conferment of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees; Diplomas and Honorary Degrees.
In his speech, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nosa-Owens Ibie, urged the current Undergraduate Students to make use of their time in the school, and should not be worried because the school has deposited in them all they would need to face the reality of life head-on. The Professor of Mass Communication also urged the Graduands to practise everything they learned. He said, “your time here is just like that of the incubation period whereas the seed would have germinated by the end of your stay.
The Pro-Chancellor, Prof Sunday Ajayi who extolled the virtues of the Visitor and Founder, Dr Oladega Adebogun, for his vision of establishing a world-class institution like Caleb University, also praised the Graduands for raising the bar. He urged them to reflect the core values of Caleb University; godliness, Innovation, Service, Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence and Creativity, in all their future endeavours. He admonished the graduating students “to always cite Philippians 4: 8-9, and commit it to heart.”
Relying on Caleb University Law 2007, Section 4, subsection (1) (f), which grants the University powers to grant Honorary Degrees and other academic titles, the Registrar, Mr Mayokun Olumeru, constituted the Assembly as a Congregation.
Subsequently, the Chancellor, represented by the Vice Chancellor, Professor, conferred the Honorary Doctorate Degrees on Dr John Momoh, Founder/Chairman Channels Television; Mr Dele Alake and Chairman TVC Communications.
Themed ‘Digital Disruptions, Financial Inclusion, StartUps and the Challenge of Youth Creativity’, The Convocation Lecturer, Mr. Babatunde Fajemirokun, FCII, the Managing Director and CEO, AIICO Insurance Plc, counselled the youths to have an entrepreneurial mindset and acquire skills in order to constantly be ahead of the competition in a vastly competitive world, “technology has changed a lot, as Flutterwavers and others are using technology to provide a digital solution. My hope is that Caleb Graduates would also contribute to this growth in the nearest future”.
The breakdown of Class For Undergraduate Degrees revealed that a total of 747 students graduated; 32 Students bagged the prestigious First Class cadre, 390 Second Class (Upper); 313 Second Class (Lower) and 13 (Third Class).
Of the 219 Post Graduate Degrees students presented, 32 made Distinction, while 187 made a Pass.
In a keenly contested race, Miss Eunice Moyinoluwa Osho emerged as the Most Outstanding Undergraduate Student; while Mr Olaniran Timothy Oyelowo took the Most Outstanding Postgraduate Student award