FUTO Convocation 2023 Honouring Academic Achievement with 120 First Classes
As the Federal University of Technology,
Owerri (FUTO) gears up for its 35th
convocation ceremony on the 2nd of December, 2023, a palpable excitement is in the air. This event is poised to be a landmark occasion, marking the culmination of years of hard work for 5091 graduating students.
Honouring Academic Achievement
The convocation stands as a testament to the students’ relentless pursuit of academic excellence. With 120 graduating with first-class honours, this year’s ceremony not only celebrates individual achievements but also the university’s unwavering commitment to fostering an environment where excellence thrives.
A Glance at the Graduating Figures
Distinction in Numbers:
- 120 students with First-Class Honours
- 57 students with First Class
- 1086 with Second Class Upper Division
- 2477 with Second Class Lower Division
- 245 with Third Class Honours
The upcoming 2021/2022 set will see 63 First-Class, 591 Second Class Upper, 544 Second Class Lower, and 28 Third Class graduates.
Advancing Postgraduate Education: In addition to undergraduate degrees, FUTO is set to award:
- 104 PhDs
- 401 MSc, MEng, MPH, M.Tech, MBA
- 139 PGD
These numbers reflect the institution’s dedication to advancing knowledge across a spectrum of disciplines.
- Vice Chancellor’s Address: Prof. Nnenna Oti, the Vice-Chancellor, in her press briefing, expressed profound congratulations to the graduates. She stressed the significance of hard work, character, and learning, and how these qualities translate into future successes.
FUTO’s Strides in Education
Over the past 30 months, Prof. Oti highlighted the university’s significant advancements in physical infrastructure, electricity supply, and ICT expansion. The acquisition of accolades and awards further underscores FUTO’s dedication to being a beacon of educational excellence.
The Convocation’s Reverberation
The briefing saw attendance from esteemed university officials and representatives of the press, all converging to celebrate this momentous event.
The Path Forward
As you read about FUTO’s convocation, it’s clear that the institution is not just awarding degrees; it’s celebrating a culture of excellence. It’s a momentous occasion where academic rigour and innovation meet, solidifying FUTO’s role in shaping the next generation of skilled professionals ready to contribute meaningfully to society.
Stay tuned for this grand celebration of
academic excellence and the commencement of a new chapter for the graduates. It’s not just a ceremony; it’s the dawning of new horizons in the realm of technology and innovation.