Oyebanji Advocates for Skill-Based Education in Nigerian Universities

Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has emphasized the importance of universities in Nigeria producing graduates who possess the skills and mindset necessary to address the country’s significant challenges.

Speaking at the 8th convocation ceremony of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Governor Oyebanji urged universities to prioritize research aimed at addressing critical national issues and producing graduates capable of driving sustainable development.

A total of 6,563 students graduated from the university, including 114 with First Class honors, 2,762 with Second Class Upper, 2,793 with Second Class Lower, 688 with Third Class, 163 with master’s degrees, 36 with Ph.D.s, and seven with postgraduate diplomas.

During the ceremony, honorary doctorates were conferred upon distinguished individuals such as Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, Senator Solomon Adeola, and Yusuf Gagdi for their remarkable contributions in various fields.

Governor Oyebanji commended FUOYE for its remarkable achievements, noting the university’s significant growth in student population and academic excellence.

He encouraged the graduates to leverage their education to make meaningful contributions to society, emphasizing the importance of research in addressing the country’s challenges.

Senator Bamidele, speaking on behalf of the honorees, expressed gratitude for the recognition, citing it as a testament to their dedication and excellence in their respective fields.

In his remarks, Vice-Chancellor Prof Abayomi Fasina outlined the institution’s future plans, including infrastructure development and academic enhancement, to fulfill its vision of becoming the university of its dreams.

Oluchi Omai

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