A total of 3,212 students will get their first degree certificates at the 4th combined convocation ceremony of Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil scheduled for Saturday, 4th February, 2017.
Speaking in a media briefing before the event, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Shehu Musa said that the institution will graduate 39 First Class degree holders in various disciplines.
Musa stated that all the 27 Courses in the university have gotten full accreditation from the National University Commission (NUC), pointing out that the University will soon commence its Doctorate Degree programme in Agro-Economics, Geography, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
He said that the University Senate has approved additional 12 academic courses, adding that the University is also set to run Interim Jamb Matriculation Board (IJMB) for 1000 students, pre-degree and remedial programmes.
Speaking on the line-up of activities for the Convocation, the VC said the occasion will start with a pre-convocation lecture with the title “Skipping the Steps in the Transformation of Nigerian Agriculture,” to be delivered by a world-acclaimed Professor of Agro-Economics from the United States of America, Prof. Jess Lowenberg-Debour.