7th Convocation : FUOYE Growing In Leaps ,Bounds – Professor Fasina 

The Vice Chancellor,Federal University, Oye- Ekiti of the university, Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina has said that the institution is gradually caving a niche for itself in the academia .
Speaking at the pre- press conference heralding activities lined up for the 7th Convocation disclosed that the institution under his management had become of the most-sought  after in Nigeria.
According to him ” FUOYE is the 5th most subscribed university in the country  in the 2021/2022 academic session with over 45,000 admission seeker.
“In the 2022/2023 academic session,  we had over 53,000 admission seekers subscribing to FUOYE”.
The VC said 3914 graduands to be awarded various degrees of the university.
Giving the breakdown   the VC said  91 students would be graduating with first class honours while 1423 with second class upper division, 1845 with second class lower division .
Fasina also said that legal icon Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN),  former Managing Director/ CEO of the First Bank Plc, Mr Stephen  Bisi Onansanya and former captain of the Super Eagles, Chief Segun Odegbami are to conferred with honourary  degrees at the academic event slated for Saturday, February 11.
“Out of  3914  first degree graduands, 91 graduated with first class, 1423 with second class upper division, 1845 with second class lower division  and 452”
The VC who outlined the list of graduating students, said a total of  21 would earn doctorate, Masters 79 and Post graduate  diploma 3 during the convocation.
Fasina said students were scrabbling to be at FUOYE because of the the moderate fees, stable academic calendar, new lucrative programs among other student friendly policies.
He said the institution which stated with 512 students in 2011 now has over 40, 000 students from across 11 faculties with 74 programs.
“We have part-time programme in 9 towns across Ekiti state and we have been enjoying industrial harmony in the last two years.
Demystification of the office of the Vice Chancellor and genuine reconciliation were part of our  achievement”

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