78 out of 5473 graduates bag first class in the University of Port Harcourt

78 graduates of the University of Port Harcourt
in Rivers State, have recorded a great milestone
as they will be conferred with First Class
degrees at this year’s convocation of the
institution.
Speaking at a media parley ahead of the
convocation scheduled for Saturday next week ,
Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor
Ndowa Lale, made the revelation.
He said it’s the first time the university will
produce first class graduates in these numbers
and that the overall best graduating student of
the university, Mr Uzoma Chinomso of the
Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology,
in the Faculty of Science, had a Cumulative
Grade Point Average of 4.82, adding that he
would plant the Convocation Tree at the
University Park.
According to him, a total of 5,473 would
graduate from various programmes of the
university, adding that he will continue to drive
the vision of a university where research results
should solve practical problems and create
wealth.
However, Professor Lale also promised to have
dinner with all the first class graduates and
graduates with distinction from the College of
Health Sciences and the Faculty of
Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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