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Uniben Convocation day 5-Award of Certificates/Prizes

DVC Ekewan(Prof Aduwa-Ogiegbaen),DVC Academic(Prof Falodun) and DVC Admin(Prof Ezemonye(Left-to-Right) arriving the venue

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Entry of the Chancellor’s Procession led by the Mace-bearer.

Introduction of dignitaries

  • The Visitor, President MUHAMMADU BUHARI Represented by Minister of State for Education.
The Representative of The President
The Representative of The President
  • Chancellor of University of Benin, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS,MUHAMMADU SANUSI II




  • Executive Governor of Edo State Comrade Adams  Alui Oshiomole



  • Vice-Chancellor, Prof. F.F.O.Orumwense, FNSE


Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Admin) Prof. LAWRENCE EZEMONYE

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Adcademics) Prof. ABIODUN FALODUN

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Ekenwan Campus) HRH (Prof.) ADUWA-OGIEGBAEN

Registrar MRS. O.A. OSHODIN

Bursar Dr. BABA BILA

University Librarian Dr. (Mrs.) EVELYN A.O. IDIODI

Members of Council

Honorary Awardees.

  1. Solomon Arase , Represented by his wife Mrs Arase


2 .Prof Osato Giwa-Osagie

The Registrar calls  on the Vice-Chancellor to Present the Visitor of the  University of Benin, his Excellency, President MUHAMADU BUHARI , represented by the minister of State for Education

The Chancellor his Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II declares the convocation open.

The Chancellor addresses the Convocation.


The Pro-Chancellor, Senator Dickson Effiong addresses the Convocation.


The Vice-Chancellor addresses the Convocation


Reps of Sister Institution are being recognised.

  • Western delta University
  • Rivers state University of science & technology
  • Niger Delta University , Bayelsa
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  • ABU Zaria
  • Edwin Clarke University
  • Kogi State University Ayingba
  • University of Lagos

The presentation of Prizes: Award of Post-Graduate Diplomas, Conferment of Higher Degrees (Masters & Doctorate) and Conferment of Honorary Degrees/Professor Emeritus.

The Chancellor in the name of Senate & Council of the University, confers  on Mr Solomon Arase, the honorary doctor of law.


The University orator, Prof E. Eragbe takes the citation of the Prof Osato Giwa-Osagie, one of awardees of the honorary doctorate degree. The Chancellor in the name Senate and Council Confers on Prof Osato Giwa-Osagie the honorary doctorate degree.


on behalf of the honorary graduands, Prof Osato Giwa-Osagie gives a speech.

Dean of Students Prof E.U Francis Osagiede Presents the post graduate graduands of the faculties of social science, Institute of Education who attained academic and other distinctions in their various faculties.



Deans of post graduate studies presents the recipients of post graduates diplomas who have been found worthy in learning and Character.

Recipients of masters degree as appropriate of the University are also presented, The Chancellor confers on them the degrees as appropriate of the University of Benin.

Recipients of doctors of philosophy degrees are also presented to the Chancellor. The Chancellor confers on them the degree of doctor of philosophy as appropriate of the University of Benin.

  • First Class…………………..64
  • Second Class (Upper Division)……………1671
  • Second Class (Lower Division) …………. 4346
  • Third Class …………  1014
  • Pass Degree  ………………  3
  • Diploma  …………………   268
  • Unclassified  ……………….    533
  • Post graduate Diploma  …………..  541
  • Masters         ……………       2,212
  • Ph.D              …………….       368

The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomole delivers his goodwill message.

The Visitor addresses the Convocation, The Vice Chancellor presents gifts to the Visitor and Chancellor. The Chancellor declares the Convocation Closed.

National and Uniben Anthem Follows….

Exit of the Chancellors Procession…