The Chancellor of the Alex Ekueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, Okukenu IV, CFR, is to preside at the 6th Convocation of the Federal Institution.
A statement made by the Spokesperson of the University, Mr Ikechukwu, said that the 6th Convocation Ceremony kicks off this week.
He disclosed that, On Sunday, 12 December, 2021, there would be an Interdenominational Thanksgiving Church Service at the Abubakar Rasheed Auditorium at 10am
Mr Ikechukwu added that, the Convocation Lecture, comes up on Monday, 13th of December, 2021, which would be delivered by Emeritus Professor, Prof Onyechi Obidoa, on the topic; Cost Sharing Option In Funding Of University Education In Nigeria.
He reiterated that, the Chancellor of the University, His Royal Majesty, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo would preside at the Convocation Lecture, which starts at 11am, on that same day
The Spokesperson further disclosed that, there would also be a Chancellor’s Night, to round off the day at the, Osborn La Palm Hotel and Resort, which kicks off, at 7pm
He noted that the Chancellor’s night would feature display of art, traditional songs, Christmas Carol and other interesting Programmes.
The Convocation proper holds on Tuesday, 14th of December, 2021, at 11am, as well as Postgraduate and First Degrees and Prizes, which comes up at the Nnamdi Azikwe Convocation Arena, at 11am.
Mr Ikechukwu disclosed that, earlier in the week and on Monday, December 6th, 2021, the Vice- Chancellor held a Pre-Convocation Conference, which was followed, the following day, Tuesday, December 7th, 2021, with Research Fare and Art Exhibitions.
He stated that, On Thursday, December 9th, 2021, there was Introduction and Convocation Variety Shows as well as induction of Graduating Students of the Faculty of Education into the Teaching Professional at the Abubakar Rasheed Auditorium, adding that the day was rounded off with Vice Chancellor’s Get-Together with Graduating Students / Award Night, as well as command performances
He made it known that, On Friday, December 10th, 2021, there was a Thanksgiving Jumat Service at the AE-FUNAI Mosque, Back Gate, Zone A, at 3pm on that day.