The 13th Convocation ceremony of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, will see a total of 10,317 students receive their first degree certificates.
Speaking at the pre-convocation media briefing, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Adeniyi Gbadegesin, said that 105 of the graduating students bagged First Class honours with 50 students in 2013/2014 and 55 students in 2014/2015 academic sessions.
In a further breakdown of the results, Gbadegesin said 2,434 students made Second Class Upper while 5,527 students are in Second Class Lower division and another 1,692 in the Third Class division. Also 122 graduating students bagged Third Class while 437 are in the unclassified category.
He said that for the first time LAUTECH crossed the 100 landmark for doctorate degrees with 112 students for Ph.D and a total of 14,349 students set to graduate in the postgraduates category.
The VC also disclosed that Ige Olufemi Elijah of the Department of Mathematics and Sanni Saidat Abidemi of the department of Statistics emerged best graduating students for 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 respectively.
He added that the National University Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the university to commence a B.Sc programme in Computer Science through Open and Distance Learning.