27 students of the Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State who graduated with first class division have been offered automatic employment by the management of the institution.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Chibuzo Nnate Nwoke disclosed this at a press conference heralding the 5th convocation ceremony of the university in which 529 students bagged first degree.
The VC said the first class graduates would be absorbed to work with the university if they are willing to stay. He said graduates of the institution were well trained to face the world and be successful in life.
Nwoke also added that 278 students graduated with second class upper division, 216 made second class lower division and eight students graduated fell into third class category.
He also disclosed that the Executive Secretary of the Muslim Umah of South West, (MUSWEN) Professor Dawud Noibi and the Deputy President-General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) would be honoured with doctoral degrees.
The VC said the graduates of the university are morally upright as the institution has zero tolerance for cultism, hooliganism and other deviant activities, saying that the OUI is destined for greatness.
According to him:-
Our focus on building a world class university whose brand is excellent in the development of quality human capital is steady and unwavering. In fact, we have begun consolidating to claim our destined supreme excellence in tertiary education in Nigeria.”
“We are committed to contributing to the creation of a knowledge economy in Nigeria by methodically nurturing creative individuals and strategic thinkers whose intellectual capacities will bring about the revolutionary pace in scientific,
technological, entrepreneurial and managerial advancement for human survival and progress”, the OUI VC stated.