On October 23, the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) will host President Bola Tinubu. He will commission some recently finished projects overseen by the university’s administration.

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Unilorin Convocation 

This was revealed on Sunday in a statement from the university’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Kunle Akogun.

The statement highlighted that the institution will be holding the 37th and 38th convocation ceremonies together.


“Both the graduates of the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic sessions will receive their First degrees, Postgraduate degrees and Diplomas.

“The Unilorin programme is full of ceremonies over three days, held at the university’s Main Auditorium from Friday to October 23.” he stated.


According to Akogun, the ceremonies will begin with a Special Jumaat Service on Friday.

Also, it will end with an Interdenominational Church Service on Sunday.

Interestingly, there is also a form of entertainment awaiting the President.

The representative for Unilorin says the performance of a drama named “Jeong Do-Jeon (The Clash of Power)” is one of the event’s highlights.


”It is a Korean drama written by Jung Hyun-min. It will hold at the Performing Arts Theatre of the university.

“A major highlight of the ceremonies is the Convocation Lecture to be delivered by Nigerian US-based Professor of History, Tayo Falola on Friday.


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“The distinguished Historian who lectures at the Department of History, University of Texas at Austin in the U.S. will available.

He will be speaking on “Modernity, Modernisation and Values”.

“This will be followed immediately by the graduation of the 2020/2021 final year students of four-year and five-year academic programmes at the same venue,” he said.

Mode of Convocation 

Furthermore, Akogun stated that Saturday would be Convocation Day II.

On that day, the conferment of degrees and honours on all the 2021/2022 final-year students of four-year and five-year academic programmes will hold.

Also, on October 23, there will be a “grand finale”. It will herald the graduation of the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 six-year programmes as well as Postgraduate students.

Akogun assured students that the authorities of the University would leave no stone unturned to ensure the events was hitch-free.


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