Bells University of Technology located in Ota, Ogun State, will on November 7, hold its graduation ceremony that will produce 341 graduates.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Isaac Adeyemi, made this known at a press conference which held at the university campus on Friday in preparation for the school’s 10th anniversary/7th convocation ceremony.
He also said all courses the school run are accredited.
“Programmes in the university have been subjected to both National Universities Commission and professional accreditations at various times. I am delighted to inform you that the university has been successful in all the existing programmes,” he said.
The university does not run any unaccredited programme, an evidence of our march towards perfection symbolized by the number seven,” the VC said
He recalled the university took off with only 57 students in 2005 in the three foundation colleges and said the student population has grown to 2,200.
The VC said the university has so far produced six sets of graduates.
Mr. Adeyemi said the ceremony would include a symposium themed “Technology: Panacea for National Development/Opening of Technology Fair”, scheduled for November 3; Parents Forum Seminar titled, “Encouraging Positive Students Attitude Towards Academic Excellence: The Role of Parents,” to hold November 4.
Similarly, on November 5, there would be an induction of Engineering graduates by the Nigeria Society of Engineers, while a convocation lecture titled, “Bridging Technology Education Gap in 21st Century” would hold on November 6, which is to be delivered by Professor Sikiru Sanni,the Past President of the Nigeria Academy of Engineering”.
The Vice-Chancellor said the programme would be rounded off on November 7, with the installation of new Chancellor, Ahmed Joda, and the conferment of honorary degree on the chancellor; as well as the award of postgraduate and first degrees.
There are 21 first class students, 135 second class upper students, 134 second class lower students and 51 third class students.
“This is a land mark for us, as the tenth year attainment of any organisation signifies the very beginning of full awareness and stability. So at ten, Bells is celebrating her coming together and distinction as a centre of excellence, her giant strides and progress in the midsts of challenges,” the Vice-Chancellor said.