Redeemer University Vice Chancellor Ede Osun State Professor Anthony Akinlo said the Ivory Tower is expected to graduate 635 undergraduates at its 14th convocation ceremony with 48 honors from first class.

Akinlo, while briefing reporters in Ede as part of the convocation events, said 223 students came out with the second class upper division, 215 in the second class lower division while the remaining 66 came under the second class division. third class.

He added that seven students will also obtain masters and doctoral degrees, while Elder Morounfolu Olusola Olakunrin SAN will be conferred an honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) (Honours Causa) in recognition of his leadership qualities and his clever contributions. to educational development.

Akinlo, who named Miss Esther Oluwayemisi with CGP 0.5 as the top student in the “Diamond Set”, revealed that apart from being offered an automatic job, she will also benefit from the tuition scholarship up to PhD level .

Akinlo said the institution was recently ranked as the best private university and the second best in the whole country in the National Universities Commission (NUC) 2022 University Rankings.

“The ranking attested to the university’s unprecedented efforts to meet global best practices for excellence in the management of higher education institutions,” he said.

The VC noted that the world renowned African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) which saved Nigeria from the spread of the dreaded Ebola, COVID-19, Monkey Pox has further been equipped with a new Labcyte Echo 525 bioanalyzer which can run 384 samples at a time in shorter time.

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