UNIUYO Produces 11 First Class As 4,186 Students Graduate

The Vice chancellor of the University of Uyo,
Professor (Mrs) Comfort M. EKPO the
convocation during a press briefing ahead of the
the 21st convocation ceremony of the institution
said that the institution will be graduation a total
of 4,186 students.
The break down is as follows; Postgraduate
Diploma –347, Masters Degree– 899, Ph.D – 82,
Bachelors degree First Class – 11 Second Class
Upper Division – 564, Second Class Lower
Division – 1,572, Others – 903, Diploma and
Certificate – 309.
According to the VC, for the first time, in the
history of the University of Uyo harvested a
female as the overall best graduating student in
the person of Miss Nsidibe Solomon Etuk of the
Department of Music, with a Cumulative Grade
point Average of 4.65.
She further stated that the overall best
graduating student in Medicine and Pharmacy
are females. They are: (a) Dr. Imaobong Ubom
(Medicine) and Pharmacist Grace Monday
Williams(Pharmacy).
She revealed that Over 98%, of the academic
programmes offered in the institution have been
accredited by the National Universities
Commission (NUC) with most of them at Full
Accreditation Status including Pharmacy
programme which had always been on Interim
Accreditation since its commencement 21 years
ago but has now earned Full Accreditation
Status.
She further disclosed that the institution is the
10th most preferred University in Nigeria for
admission, as it attracted over 40,000 candidates
for the 2015 Unified Tertiary matriculation
Examination (UTME), with a quota of 6,659 for
admission.
It was learnt that Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, Chief
Uko Akpan Umanah and Senator Ita Solomon
Enang will be conferred with Honorary degrees at
during the convocation.

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