ACU honours Oba Adeyemi, Florence Ajimobi, Tunde Afolabi

The Governing Council of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, has approved the award of honorary Doctorate degree to three eminent Nigerians namely, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Alafin of Oyo, First Lady of Oyo state, Chief [Mrs] Florence Ajimobi and a businessman Chief Tunde Afolabi [MFR] . The Council took the decision in its meeting held in the campus on Wednesday. The degrees, will be conferred on the honorees on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the 9th convocation of the university.

Chairman of the council, Chief Wole Olanipekun, who commissioned ten new projects on the campus, before the meeting, commended the university management led by the Vice Chancellor, Rt. Rev. Professor Dapo Asaju, for prudent management of funds. He said the university should serve as good example for other public institutions in the management of funds.

Some of the projects commissioned include a new Registry building named after the first Registrar of the institution, Dr. Mrs Josephine Oyebanji, new classroom blocks, Faculty of Education, Language laboratory , extension of the Health centre, Crowther Hall, Faculty of Education building, Water factory, shopping complex and Ajayi Crowther University sports complex.

The Vice- Chancellor said some of the projects were done in readiness for the National University Commission team being expected in the campus while others were to improve the Internally Generated Resources of the institution.

The Pro-Chancellor and chairman of Governing Council said he was happy with the projects and commended the Vice-Chancellor for his visionary leadership of the university.

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9th Convocation ceremony of Ajayi Crowther Univers

The 9th Convocation ceremony of Ajayi Crowther University will hold on Friday October 13th, 2017. The date was approved by the Governing Council in the meeting it held in the Council chambers of the university on Wednesday September 6, 2017. The event which previously held in November was changed to enable graduating students attend the event given that the previous dates coincides with the time graduants are called to camp for national youth service. The situations thus made many of them stay away from the event. The activities for this year will commence on October 6 and end with the convocation.

CONVOCATION PROGRAMME

Friday, 6th October, 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Press Conference
Sunday, 8th October, 2017 Thanksgiving Service
Tuesday, 10th October, 2017 Town & Gown Programme
Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 Alumni Lecture/Alumni Day
Thursday, 12th October, 2017

Convocation Lecture - Professor Jerry Gana (11:00am at the Alakija Faculty of Law Auditorium)

Convocation Play -  (Dr. Bode Sowande - Flamingo) 6:00pm in the University Auditorium

Friday, 13th October, 2017 Convocation Ceremony - (Venue: Crowther Hall)