12th Convocation Ceremony Programme Of Events

12th Convocation Ceremony Programme Of Events

Wednesday July 19th, 2017

Special Convocation Assembly
Venue: University Chapel

8:00am - 10:00am

World Press Conference
Venue: ALDC

12:00noon-1:30pm

Media Lunch
Venue: Cafe 2

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Hooding Event for School of Postgraduate Studies
Venue: Postgraduate Cafe

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Convocation Rehearsal
Venue: University Chapel

3.00 – 5.00 pm

Special Convocation Service
Venue: University Chapel

Minister: Bishop David O. Abioye, First Vice-President, Living Faith Church Worldwide.

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday July 20th, 2017

Convocation Lecture

Venue: University Chapel

Topic for Convocation Lecture: Research and Innovation: Panacea to Africa's Economic Underdevelopment

Convocation Lecturer: Professor Julius Okojie, OON Immediate Past Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission.

9:00am - 11:00am

Cocktail
Venue: CLR

11:00am – 12:00noon

Exhibition
Venue: CLR

12:00noon – 1:00pm

College Hooding Events, Special Prizes & Awards

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Special Gospel Concert/Variety Night
Venue: University Chapel

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Friday July 21st, 2017

Convocation Ceremony (the Release of Eagles, 2017) for the Award of First and Higher Degrees and Presentation of Special Awards and Prizes

Keynote Speaker: Ms Cecilia Akintomide, OON, former Vice-President and Secretary General, African Development Bank.

Topic for Keynote Address: Leadership by Products: The Role of Universities.

9:00am - 12:30pm

Saturday July 22nd, 2017

Return of Academic Gowns

8:00am - 10:00pm

Chancellor's Special Assembly/Release of Eagles Ceremony
Venue: University Chapel

10:00am - 1:00pm

Alumni lnvestlture/Presentatlon of plaques
Venue: University Chapel

1:00 - 3:00pm

Return of Academic Gowns continues (Monday July 24 – Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

Sunday July 23rd, 2017

Convocation Thanksgiving Service @ Covenant University Chapel

7:00 - 9:00am