The Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Zana Akpagu has said that the university would graduate 22 first class and 13,325 other at the institution’s 30th convocation ceremony to hold on Saturday, March 11, 2017.
While addressing news men at a pre-convocation briefing on Thursday in Calabar, the Vice Chancellor said that 13, 347 students, comprising 11,910 undergraduates and 1,437 postgraduates, would graduate at the ceremony.
The don also revealed that the University would be conferring honorary degrees on three eminent Nigerians for their contribution to the socio-economic development of the country and they are Alhaji Umaru Kwabo, Sir Daniel Chukwudozie and Brig-Gen. Anthony Ukpo (rtd).
He further informed news men that as part of the lined up activities, the university would be commissioning some completed projects during the ceremony and these include, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry.
Akpagu however described the energy cost in the institution as a drain pipe which stood at N50 million monthly.
Source: The Page