From Yakubu Mustapha Minna
The Federal University of Technology, FUT, Minna, yesterday graduated 3, 741 for its 2016/2017 academic session with 62 First Class degrees.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdullahi Bala disclosed this in a pre- convocation media briefing yesterday in Minna.
Adding that forty six others will bag PhDs and another 173 will be awarded post graduate diplomas.
He noted that 62 of the first degree holders attained first class , 1006 are in second class upper, 1,526 in second class, lower, 468 in third class and 34 in pass degrees.
Prof Bala said the results show an improvement over last year figures of 549 and 70 respectively.
“The graduands are from the schools of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Environmental Technology, Engineering and Engineering g Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Science and Technology Education.
“Others are from the two affiliate institutions of Federal College of Education, (Technical), Akoka and Kaduna Polytechnic”.
The vice chancellor assured that in line with tradition, the original certificates of graduands will be ready for collection immediately after the convocation ceremony, added that the pass degrees would be faced out in the next two to three years.
He assured of adequate security measures during and after the graduation programme hence have been in closed contact with security agencies to ensure a peaceful event.