The University of Lagos (UNILAG), which is also known as the university of first choice has confirmed the suspension of its 51st convocation programme, earlier scheduled to start March 9, 2020.
The Nation reported that the circular on the institution’s website signed by the institution’s Registrar, Mr Oladejo Azeez, did not give any reason for the suspension.
The letter titled: “Re: Invitation to the 2019 Convocation Ceremony of the University of Lagos” reads:
“The attention of the honourable minister has been drawn to the attached copy of letter dated 2nd of March 2020 from the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Dr. B.O. Babalakin to the effect that the 2019 convocation ceremonies were not
approved by the Governing Council in line with the laws of the University.
“I am to, therefore, request that you kindly advise the Vice-Chancellor to suspend the convocation and ensure full compliance with due process.”
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