8th November, 2014
The Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria, has graduated 18 First Class students. This was made known at its just concluded Convocation Ceremony at the institution’s premises.
A total of 326 students bagged first degrees in various disciplines, while 96 students graduated with Second Class Upper and 127 students graduated with Second Class Lower. Only 85 students had Third Class Grades.
A further breakdown of the performance of the students shows that 31 of the graduates were from the College Of Natural and Applied Sciences, 10 from the College of Food Sciences, 69 graduated from the College of Information and Communication Technology, 145 from College of Management Science, 29 from College of Environmental Sciences, while 42 students graduated from the College of Engineering.
One of the graduates, Ajenifuja Gabriel of Computer Science who spoke with P.M. News Campus Square, said: “I am so happy to be among this graduating set of students in this institution. I came, I saw and I conquered.”
Prof. Isaac Adeyemi, Vice Chancellor of the university, in his address, said, “the mission of this institution is to discover and apply the knowledge of Science and Engineering for human well-being and the development of the society”.
Prof. Julius Okojie, the Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), also commended Bells University for its contributions to the country’s education sector.
Okojie, who was represented by Prof. Chiedu Mafiana, the Deputy Executive Secretary of NUC, pledged the
Commission’s continued assistance to private universities to enable them expand according to existing laws.
He said: “we want you to ensure that the private initiative and discipline in the private sector are brought to bear in the school. You must adhere to quality assurance stipulations.”