graduating students bagged First Class degrees at the completion of their
studies for the 2016/2017 academic session, while 144 students got Second Class upper division, 364 bagged lower divisions.
Fayose, would deliver the institution’s convocation lecture.
of Benson Idahosa University, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie, announced this at
a pre-convocation world press briefing for the institution’s 13th convocation
that 144 students got Second Class upper division, 364 bagged lower divisions
while 38 graduands would receive third class degrees.
higher degrees would also be awarded.
honorary degree would be conferred on the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli
1 and Engr. Emmanuel Egbagbe.
emphasized that the university had continued to demonstrate capacity in
research and learning, disclosed that work was in progress at its permanent
site in Okha in order to expand its scope.
graduating students, nicknamed the “Titans,” had been trained in line with the
vision of the university to produce global leaders.
Chancellor, Prof. Sam Guobadia, however condemned reports that the
institution has increased its tuition fees to about N1m stating that there was
no reason for the increase.
increase of tuition fees in the institution is untrue. We have not raised any
of our fees. We are here to serve the students. The economy is in recession. We
do not think this is the time to raise tuition fees.” he said