216 graduates of Covenant University, Ogun State, have bagged First Class degrees at the school’s 16th Convocation.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Abiodun Adebayo, made this known on Friday during the ceremony while giving his welcome address.
The 16th Convocation of CU was titled, ‘The Release of Eagles 2021.’Adebayo said the school produced a total of 1400 first degrees and 281 higher degrees graduates.
He said, “The 216 is 15.4% of our graduands made First Class, 719 is 51% of our graduands today made Upperclass division, 435 made Second Class lower division which is 31.1% of the graduands and 30 graduates representing 2.1% made Third Class category.”
Adebayo also said a female student from the College of Science and Technology, Department of Computer Science, Favour Asaka, was the overall best graduating student with a CGPA of 5.00.
He added that Blessing Jimoh of the Department of Chemical Engineering had a CPGA of 4.93 and Eunice Ojutiku of the Economics Department had 4.93.
The school’s Chancellor, Dr David Oyedepo, told the graduands of the institution not to think about self but value addition, job creation, and other virtues that will bring solutions to societal problems.