By Abiodun Lawal
Abeokuta One hundred and twelve first class students are among 3, 222 who will be graduating from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB) will on Tuesday, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kolawole Salako, has said.
Salako made the fact known at a news conference held at the school premises in Abeokuta on Monday.
He said that of 54 of the first class students were male and 58 female.
He said that during the convocation ceremony, the institution would confer an honorary doctoral degree on the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina.
Okojie is a former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) while Adu is currently the National President of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science.
“He has been the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB); a post he has held since 2015. He was a Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria prior to his appointment as AfDB President.
“It is our hope that with these honours, the university will benefit from their rich, wide and wealth of experience,” he said.