The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi will be graduating 8,495 students on May 12, 2018.
This was disclosed by the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof, Saminu Abdurahman Ibrahim in a press briefing at the ATBU Gubi Campus in Bauchi yesterday on the activities of the combined 23rd to 25th convocation ceremony.
The breakdown of the graduands are 480 for diplomas, 5,637 for first degree, 1,580 for PGD, 770 for Masters and 90 for PhDs.
Out of 5,637 first degree graduands, 118 obtained first class, 1,618 got second class upper, 2.609 for second class lower, 1,431 got third class and 61 got pass.
He said the convocation lecture would hold on Friday, May 11, 2018 and the lecture titled “Enhancing Industry University Collaboration to support Nigeria Local Content in industrialization and economic growth” would be delivered by the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr, Maikanti Kachalla Baru at Yelwa campus of the institution
The vice chancellor added that the convocation lecture will be chaired by a former Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Abubakar Sani Sambo.