14 first class graduates would receive the vice chancellor’s award at the maiden convocation ceremony of the Kaduna State University slated for Saturday, Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Barnabas Williams Qurix, has said.
Qurix stated this at a news conference to herald activities for the event. He said out of the 1,705 students who graduated in the past five years, 14 of them who left with first class will also receive prizes from other spirited individuals. “We have 14 first class graduates for the vice chancellor’s prize.
The candidates graduated from Departments of Mathematics, Computer Science, Bio Chemistry and others. The institution which commenced operation in 2004, has seven faculties and 37 departments. Arrangement are ongoing to commence admission into the School of Post Graduate Studies by the middle of the year,”Qurix said.
Qurix added that about N40 million will be spent on the ceremony. Meanwhile, Kaduna State Governor Muhtar Ramalan Yero has paid a visit to the university to access preparations for the event. During the visit, Yero pledged to support the management of the university.