Varsity produces 24 First Class graduates
Olamide Oni | 13:13 | 25.04.2016
The university had obtained 93 per cent
accreditation for its programmes.
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Vice Chancellor, Delta State University » , Abraka,
Prof. Victor Peretomode, on Saturday, April 23,
has said 24 students of the university bagged
first class degree at it’s 10th Convocation.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria , the
vice chancellor said this in his address at the
convocation arena in Abraka.
He said a total of 5,811 students graduated
under its Bachelor degree programmes in the
2014/2015 session of the university.
He added that 24 graduates got first class, 1,123
bagged second class upper, while 3,222 obtained
second class lower division, among others in the
first degree programme.
He noted that the university in the session
produced, 47 Ph.Ds, 431 Masters, 243 Post
Graduate Diploma and 485 with Diploma
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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
He commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta
State for his continued support, especially for
releasing the sum of N200m for accreditation
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
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the
best graduating first degree student, Mr Marcus
Ifeanyi of the Department of Mathematics
bagged First Class Honours with 4.86 Cumulative
Grade Point Aggregate.