BUK installs Emir of Ilorin as Chancellor, March 2


By Aluta News

Jan. 7, 2024

The installation would hold on March 2, as part of activities of the 34th Convocation of the university.

This is contained in a statement  by the Emir’s spokesman, Mallam Abdulazeez, Arowona on Wednesday in Ilorin.

Sulu-Gambari, also the Chairman, Kwara Traditional Rulers Council, Mai-Martaba had served as the Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, in  Anambra.

He was also the Chancellor of University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue,  before his recent redeployment to BUK.

“According to the university’s invitation, its  Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sagir Adamu Abbas, disclosed that other events include; award for degrees, higher degrees and prizes for the year 2020/2021.

“The convocation will begin on Feb. 27, with awards of degree to graduands of the Faculty of Agriculture, Arts and Islamic Studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Education, Law and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

“While on Feb. 28, graduands of Faculties Allied Health Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Computer, Dentistry and School of Continuing Education (SCE) will be awarded degrees.

“On Feb.  29, graduands of Faculties of Basic Medical Sciences, Communication, Engineering, Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences will be awarded their degrees,” the spokesman said.

Arowona said the convocation lecture will hold on March 1, to be delivered by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on “The Role of the Private Sector in Building a Sustainable Knowledge Economy in Nigeria”.

He, thereby, urged all sons and daughters of Ilorin Emirate and beyond to be part of the historic event, aimed at promoting royalty, scholarship and academic excellence.


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