Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State has produced 50 First Class graduates out of 3,885 graduates for its 12th convocation ceremony.
The University of Education had said that they would be given two of the Paramount rulers of the land, honorary doctorate degrees.
The Olu of Ilaro and paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle and the Akarigbo, the paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi and the Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Communication Plc, Segun Ogunsanya.
Prof. Oluwole Banjo, the acting vice Chancellor, revealed this on Tuesday while giving the newsmen a review of the activities of this year’s convocation ceremony.
The acting VC said the ceremony had already started with a church service on Sunday while the grand finale would be at the main campus on Sunday. The state governor, Dapo Abiodun, would be attending the ceremony as a Visitor to the school.
Prof.Oluwole Banjo broke down the grades, Banjo said 1,409 full-time students bagged second class upper, 2,159 bagged second class lower, 266 students bagged third class while one student bagged pass, for their first degree.
Banjo also added that the university produced 2,001 part-time graduates among whom 155 bagged second class upper, 660 students bagged second class lower, 183 students bagged third class and three students bagged pass for their first degree.
He added that 483 postgraduate students would also be conferred with a higher degree
“In Ogun State, we treasure our sons and daughters that are doing well in all areas.
“For instance, we have been awarding our important rulers, we have given it to Awujale and the Alake, so the remaining two are those that we are going to give to on Sunday at the Grand finale.”
About the situation of the university, The acting VC also included the degrees offered by TASUED have been fully accredited by the National University Commission.