No fewer than 23 students of Kwara State University, Malete, will be graduating with first class degrees on Saturday.
The university will be graduating a total of 1,099 students during its fourth convocation.
The vice- chancellor of KWASU, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, who spoke at a pre-convocation press conference in Malete on Tuesday, said that the gesture was due to the quality of education being given to the students of the institution.
According to him, “The management of the institution was excited over the number of students that bagged first class degrees this session”.
He added: “We have 23 first class. This is over 100 percent of what we had last year.
This is an exceptional performance and it shows that our students and staff are committed to academic excellence.”
He said the university has strengthened its entrepreneurship and undergraduate research units in line with its mission of producing employment creators and not job seekers.
“In the next one year, we will be planning a journal for undergraduate researchers to share our ideas with the whole World.