Osun State University, UNIOSUN produced 51 First Class graduates in 2013/2014 and 2014/2017 academic sessions.
The Acting-vice chancellor of Osun State University (UNISOUN), Prof Oguntola Jelil-Alamu, said out of 3164 graduates produced by the university, 51 graduated with First Class degree.
Prof Alamu, who made the disclosure at a pre-convocation briefing in Osogbo, said the First Class graduates emerged from six Colleges of the institution during the 2013/2014, and 2014/2017 academic sessions.
According to him, while 27 students bagged a first class honour for the 2013/2014 session, 24 students had first class in the 2014/2017 academic session, making a total of 51 first class students.
Alamu stated “the citadel in its tradition of excellence in teaching and character modelling had been able to produce intellectuals that were making wave all over the world. We remained focused, and committed to full implementation and evaluation of the University 2012-2017 Strategic plan.
“Since the last convocation ceremony in 2014, Osun State University has continued to make progress in teaching, research, community service, physical and infrastructural development. The 2014/2017 academic session witnessed the resuscitation of Entrepreneurial Training for the final year students, in line with the mission of the university.
“I am delighted to inform you that most of the graduants will be collecting two certificates by the end of this ceremony- Bachelor’s degree certificate and the Entrepreneurship skill set certificate,” Alamu added.