The Vice Chancellor of the one of the foremost private universities in Nigeria, Crescent University, Abeokuta, Prof. Ibraheem Gbajabiamila, has paid a courtesy visit to President Mohammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa ahead of the university’s ninth convocation ceremony scheduled to hold in the school premises on Saturday, October 14, 2017.
The President received the VC in company of his wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and some other top government functionaries.
Crescent University, which is reputed as one of the citadels of academic and moral excellence, was founded in 2005 by a former Judge of the International Court of Justice, Prince Bola Ajibola. This year, the institution will be graduating 469 students.
According to a release by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Idris Katib, the occasion would also be used to confer LLB degree honours on the maiden graduates of the institution’s College of Law who will be proceeding to the Nigeria Law School soon.
The release added that the convocation would witness the award of first degrees, master’s degree, diplomas, prizes and conferment of honorary degrees on eminent personalities such as Mohammed Ali, the Chief Executive Officer, Islam Channel, United Kingdom and Alhaji Mahmood Halilu Ahmed, Chairman, Bedmod Farms Nigeria Limited.
A convocation lecture is scheduled to hold on Friday October 13, 2017 with the title “Moral Conduct in Professional Life” to kick start the events, and will be delivered by Mallam Yusuf Ali, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
The occasion will be chaired by the Chancellor, the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi.