Ninety-four students of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) have graduated with first class honours in the 2015/2016 session.


Benjamin Ozumba, vice chancellor of the institution, announced on Friday that 94 out of 10, 494 graduands bagged first class honours during the 64th convocation of the institution.

Ifeanyichukwu Eke, a student from the department of microbiology, emerged the overall best graduating student, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

“Out of 10494 graduating students, I announced to you that 94 bagged first class honours, 3,098 made second class upper division, 5,145 got second lower class, 1,653 made third class while 93 are given diplomas and 314 get the university certificates.


“Electricity and water supply services have improved tremendously which both students and staff can attest to.

“Our online distance learning programme is ready and awaiting commission by the National University Commission (NUC).

“The University of Nigeria will continue to improve welfare of its staff and students,” the VC said.


Emmanuel Ucla, the pro-chancellor of the institution, congratulated the students, noting that their efforts have finally paid off.

“We urge the graduates to be good ambassadors of the university wherever they find themselves,” the VC said.

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