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A cross section of the graduands

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All roads led to the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, UI, for the grand finale of the 2017 convocation ceremonies and the 69th Foundation Day Anniversary of the premier institution.

The day witnessed the convocation of 402 Ph.D graduands and the conferment of honorary Doctorate Degrees on three eminent Nigerians: Dr. Emmanuel Onu Egbogah, The Right Hon. Chevaler U. J. Itsueli, (Doctors of Science, D.Sc.), and Emeritus Professor Ayo Bamgbose (Doctor of Letters, D. Litt.)

Also, the Fellowship of the University was conferred on the former Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Allen Bankole Oyediran.

The occasion was spiced with music from the premier university band and cultural troupes that displayed a masquerade. However, one dark spot in the ceremony was the apprehension of a pickpocket who was…

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