The Vice chancellor of the University of Uyo, Professor (Mrs)
Comfort M. EKPO the convocation during a press briefing ahead of
the the 21st convocation ceremony of the institution said that the
institution will be graduation a total of 4,186 students.

The break down is as follows; Postgraduate Diploma –347,

Masters Degree– 899, Ph.D – 82, Bachelors degree First Class –

11 Second Class Upper Division – 564, Second Class Lower
Division – 1,572, Others – 903, Diploma and Certificate – 309.

According to the VC, for the first time, in the history of the
University of Uyo harvested a female as the overall best graduating
student in the person of Miss Nsidibe Solomon Etuk of the
Department of Music, with a Cumulative Grade point Average of

She further stated that the overall best graduating student in
Medicine and Pharmacy are females. They are: (a) Dr. Imaobong
Ubom (Medicine) and Pharmacist Grace Monday Williams

She revealed that Over 98%, of the academic programmes offered
in the institution have been accredited by the National Universities
Commission (NUC) with most of them at Full Accreditation Status
including Pharmacy programme which had always been on Interim
Accreditation since its commencement 21 years ago but has now
earned Full Accreditation Status.

She further disclosed that the institution is the 10th most preferred
University in Nigeria for admission, as it attracted over 40,000
candidates for the 2015 Unified Tertiary matriculation Examination
(UTME), with a quota of 6,659 for admission.


“Don’t worry… Read your books very well, You will make it. Said the Baby.

It was learnt that Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, Chief Uko Akpan
Umanah and Senator Ita Solomon Enang will be conferred with
Honorary degrees at during the convocation.

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