Logo of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

Cecilia Onah, Lafia

No fewer than 33 graduands of the Nasarawa State University in the Keffi Local Government Area of the state have bagged first class degrees.

Our correspondent gathered that 1,598 other graduands of the University bagged second class upper, 3,906 bagged second class lower while 447 graduated with third class degrees.

Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Keffi during a pre-convocation press conference at the old senate chamber on Tuesday.

He narrated that a total of 5,984 of the graduands got admitted into the school as undergraduates students while 1,677 did post graduate programmes in the university.

He further explained that the institution would be graduating a total of 6,661 worthy students at its 7th convocation which would come up on Saturday.

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“Out of the total number of graduands, 134 bagged PhDs, 633 bagged academic masters, 357 bagged professional masters, while 553 bagged postgraduate diploma,” he added.

While appreciating the visitor to the University and Governor of the state, Abdullahi Sule and all the former governors for their landmark achievements in the university, the Vice Chancellor urged students currently undergoing several programmes in the school to take their studies seriously in order for them to be relevant in the society.