IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare on behalf of Council, Senate, Staff and Students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, cordially invites the general public to the University’s Combined Convocation Ceremony.

The event will feature award of Bachelor Degrees, Post Graduate Diplomas, Master Degrees, Honourary Degrees, Fellowships and Prizes to its graduands as well as launching of its 7 Billion Naira Endowment Fund on Saturday, 30th June, 2018 at the Main Campus.

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

i. Abubakar Gimba Lecture
Theme: ‘‘An Oasis in the Desert: Abubakar Gimba and the Tradition of the Nigerian Novel’’.
Date: Thursday 21st June, 2018
Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus
Time: 10:00a.m

ii Vice Chancellor’s Convocation Press Briefing:
Date: Monday, 25th June, 2018
Venue: University Guest House, Minna.
Time: 10:00a.m

iii Flag-off of Governor’s Wife’s Cancer Awareness Rally:
Date: Tuesday, 26th June, 2018
Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus.
Time: 11:00a.m

iv. The Lapai Humboldt Kolleg (National Conference)
Theme: ‘‘Ecology and the Convergence of the Sciences and the Humanities’’
Date: Wednesday, 27thJune, 2018
Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus.
Time: 10:00 a.m

v. Novelty Football March
Date: Wednesday, 27th June, 2018
Venue: University Field
Time: 4:00p.m

vi. History Conference
Theme: ‘‘The Politics of Restructuring and Nigeria’s Unity: The Role of theLeadership’’
Date: Thursday, 28th June, 2018
Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus.
Time: 10:00a.m

vii. Alumni Reunion Dinner
Date: Thursday, 28th June, 2018
Venue: Legbo Kutigi Conference Centre, Minna.
Time: 4:00 – 7:00p.m

viii. Commissioning of Projects:
Date: Friday, 29th June, 2018
Venue: Main Campus, Lapai.
Time: 10:00a.m

ix. Convocation Lecture:
Topic: ‘‘State University Funding in a Depressed Economy: Implications for Global Competitiveness’’.
Guest Lecturer: Professor Olufemi Adebisi Bamiro, FNSE, FAS.
Former Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan.
Date: Friday, 29th June, 2018
Venue: Auditorium, Main Campus, Lapai
Time: 2:30 p.m

x. Pro-Chancellor’s Convocation Dinner:
Date: Friday, 29th June, 2018
Venue: University Guest House, Minna
Time: 7:30 p.m

xi. Conferment of Degrees, Fellowships and Re-Launching of Endowment Fund:
Date: Saturday, 30th June, 2018
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 10:00a.m

xii. Golf Tournament
Date: Saturday, 7th July, 2018
Venue: Etsu Golf Club, Lapai.
Time: 10:00 a.m

INFORMATION TO GRADUANDS
All graduands are required to note the following requirements/conditions for the Convocation Ceremony:

a) Amount to be paid:
FIRST DEGREE
Order of Proceedings N2, 000.00
Academic Scroll N1, 500.00
Academic Gown N2, 000.00
Certificate N3, 500.00
N9, 000.00

MASTERS/PGD
Order of Proceedings N2, 000.00
Academic Scroll N2, 000.00
Academic Gown N4, 000.00
Certificate N5, 000.00
Alumni Fee N2, 000.00
N15, 000.00

b) All payments must be made into the following University Accounts: First Bank, Plc. Account Name: IBBUL Revenue. Account Number: 2018225174 or UBA, Plc. Account Name: IBBUL Revenue. Account Number: 1006225174.
c) Graduands must be physically present at the ceremony to receive their certificates and prizes as the case may be.
d) Graduands are expected to present the following items before they can collect their original certificates after the Convocation Ceremony:
i. The Original Statement of Results earlier issued to them by the University.
ii. Final year clearance Form duly signed by all concerned.
iii. Final year Identity Card or Letter of Identification from Student Affairs Division.
iv. Evidence of payment of Convocation Charges.
e) Invitation Cards, Academic Gowns and Order of Proceedings are to be collected from Faculty Officers of the respective Faculties and Secretary Postgraduate School of the graduands beginning from Monday, 25th June, 2018 to Friday, 29th June, 2018.
f) The Academic Gowns must be returned to the Faculty Officers and Secretary, Postgraduate School latest Monday, 2nd July, 2018 after the ceremony, before the collection of original certificates.
g) There will be a surcharge of N1, 000 per day for late return of Gowns.

SECURITY
I. All luggage and hand bags are not allowed into the Convocation Venue.
II. All Vehicles will be checked from the main gate and owners MUST comply with the approved parking guidelines and spaces provided.
III. University Security Personnel and other security agencies will direct all vehicles to the designated parking lots.
IV. No parking or hawking of any form will be allowed near the Convocation Arena.

NOTE
Graduands will not be allowed into the Convocation Arena after 9:30a.m.

On behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff and Students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare congratulates all Graduands, Parents/Guardians and Well Wishers. He welcomes our guests and pray for successful and memorable occasion and journey mercies to their respective destinations.

Signed:
Alh. Musa Ango Abdullahi
Registrar/Secretary to Council

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