Saturday, April 23, 2016 1:43 pm
Twenty four persons bagged first class degree at the 10th Convocation of the Delta State University, DELSU held today in Abraka.
The best of them, Mr Marcus Ifeanyi of Department of Mathematics logged 4.86 Cumulative Grade Point Aggregate (CGPA).
Prof. Victor Peretomode, the Vice Chancellor said 5,811 students graduated under its Bachelor degree programmes in the 2014/2015 session of the university.
Of the number, 1,123 bagged second class upper, while 3,222 obtained second class lower division.
He noted that the university in the session produced, 47 Ph.Ds, 431 Masters, 243 Post Graduate Diploma and 485 with Diploma certificates.
Peretomode said that the students were found worthy in both character and learning and enjoined them to explore the economic environment as good ambassadors of the university.
He commended Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta “for his continued support, especially for releasing the sum of N200 million for accreditation purposes.”
He said that the university had obtained 93 per cent accreditation for its programmes but called for improved funding to enable it to meet it’s infrastructure needs.