Kwara University produces 23 first class students

Tunde Akanbi, Ilorin

Twenty three students of Kwara State University, (KWASU) Malete, will be graduating with first class degrees during the institutions fourth convocation.

The University will be graduating a total of 1,099 students during the ceremony.

The Vice- Chancellor of KWASU, Professor AbdulRasheed Na’Allah disclosed these during a pre-convocation press conference in his office on Tuesday.

He said the management of the institution was excited over the number of students that bagged first class degrees this session.

According to him, 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. KWASU is also developing a solar farm to produce electricity for our library 24 hours,” Professor Na’Allah said.

On the economic challenge facing the nation, Professor Na’Allah stated that Nigerian Universities must urgently device means of diversifying the nation’s economy.

He disclosed that, “at KWASU our focus is on this now economic diversification because we know Nigeria must survive.”

The Vice Chancellor added that despite the biting economic situation which has led to a reduction in the institution’s subvention “we have adhered to the vision of making the university a World class.”