The University of Jos (UNIJOS) has graduated about 18,348 students of the institutions at its 29th and 30th Combined Convocation Ceremony held recently.According to the Vice Chancellor of the university, 734 passed and qualified in medicine and pharmacy, 399 got Diplomas, 103 Postgraduate Diplomas, 2,906 masters degrees and 2,820 were backlog of those who could not be awarded degrees in the last convocation.
In the bachelor’s degree category, 1,950 graduated with second upper division, 5,738 second class lower, 3,149 third class and 351 ordinary pass. Three distinguished Nigerians were also awarded honorary doctorate degrees.
His Royal Highness, John Mallo, Saf Butura was conferred with Doctor of Engineering (D. Engr.) , Sir Mike Okiro, former Inspector General of Police was conferred with Doctor of of Law (LL.D) and Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Secretary, National Communication Commissions was conferred with Doctor of Science (D.Sc). The vice-chancellor urged the graduating students to be good ambassadors of the university.