Fountain UniversityFountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, recently churned out 153 graduates during its sixth convocation ceremony, out of which 17 had first class grade.
The well-attended ceremony had in attendance several dignitaries including the Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola, the Executive Secretary of the National University Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, members of the University Board of trustees led by Alhaji Abdulwaheed Adeola as Chairman, members of the University Council led by the Pro-chancellor and Chairman, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede and traditional rulers among others.
It also featured conferment of honourary degree awards to two eminent Nigerians, Alhaji (Dr.) Sakariyau Babalola and Legal Luminary and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Malam Yusuf Olaolu Ali, for their immense contribution to nation building.
While Babalola bagged Doctor of science honoris causa award, legal luminary and senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ali bagged Doctor of Letters Honoris causa degree award.
A total of 153 graduates were turned out by the faith based Islamic university with 17 of them coming out with first class, 78 in second class upper division, 84 in second class lower division and 19 with third class category.
Several prizes were awarded to the graduands who distinguished themselves in various categories. The most outstanding student of the year award went to Miss Oni Omobukola Azizat who garnered six awards including the highest cumulative grade point average of 4.83.