Babcock University, Ilisan – Remo, Ogun, has graduated a total of 2,169 students. The number is made up of 483 postgraduate students and 1,686 undergraduate students.
However, Among those in the undergraduate category, 66 of them made first class.
More so, It was gathered that the Department of Christian Religious Studies in the School of Education and Humanities produced the overall best student: Olayemi Oluwaseyi Olayinka with a CGPA of 4.92.
The Vice-chancellor of the university, Prof. Ademola Tayo while speaking at the virtual convocation ceremony which took place on Thursday, said that the event was historical as it marked a defining moment in the life of the institution in the midst of the global pandemic.
He congratulated the students; praising their resilience in the face of the pandemic
“In spite of the current gloom, anxiety and apprehension of what becomes of our world and living conditions after and in the face of the global health crisis and economic meltdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, you never gave up.
“You took your exams against all odds and stood up for integrity. This resilient spirit enables us to set standards, create our own unique paths, carve out our niches, think outside the box and hit the ground prepared.
“It made us prepared to keep our promise not to keep you one day longer than necessary. Indeed, you have been built not only to last, but to swifly adapt to changing situations, ” Tayo said.
He also expressed gratitude to the entire university community for their contribution to the achievements that have been recorded by the institution so far.