Convocation: Summit Varsity Launches N5bn Development Plan

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The Senate of Summit University, Offa, Kwara State,north Nigeria says the institution will launch its N5 billion Development Plan during its maiden combined convocation scheduled to hold from Wednesday to Saturday, this week.
This is as governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, is billed to deliver the Convocation Lecture at the event on Saturday.
Zulum, who is the guest lecturer, is expected to speak on “The Roles and Responsibilities of the Youth in the Digital Economy” while renowned historian, Prof Oluwatoyin Falola, will give the keynote address.
Also, the ground-breaking ceremonies for the Engr. Kola Balogun College of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Engineering, the College of Innovation and Computing Technology, and the College of Postgraduate Studies will follow immediately after the lecture. I important personalities such as Sulaiman Adegunwa, Alhaji Lateef Okunnu, and Engineer Moshood Kola Balogun will be conferred with honorary doctorate degree at the occasion.
The vice chancellor of the university, Prof Abiodun Aibinu, made this announcement during a virtual press interactive session that provided detailed information about the upcoming ceremony.
He said members of the press, captains of industry and top management staff of the institution, including the pro-chancellor and chairman, governing council of the institution, Alhaji Rafiu Ebiti, would be in attendance.
Aibinu noted that the four-day ceremony would commence from December 6 to December 9, 2023, with a press conference, where numerous achievements and future goals woukd be unveiled.
“The programmes lined up for the ceremony range from a research exhibition on December 6 to the presenting of awards of Bachelor’s Degrees and prizes to the graduands of the university for the grand finale on December 9.
“The four-day ceremony will commence on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 with numerous achievements and future goals being unveiled, followed by a Research Exhibition which will unfold the Research and Innovation Unit of the University and will run, concurrently, with other events daily until Saturday, December 9, 2023.
“On the 7th, the maiden convocation lecture, titled, ‘Revitalising the Nigerian Economy: The roles and responsibilities of the youth in the digital economy’, is expected to be delivered by the Guest Lecturer, Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara, while a renowned historian, Prof Oluwatoyin Falola, will give the keynote address.
“On Friday, the 8th of December, 2023, the event will feature the inauguration of the Central Mosque, donated by the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Northern Council and the investiture of the university’s Chancellor, Alhaji (Dr.) Sulaiman Adebola Adegunwa,” he.

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