Dutsinma (Katsina State), June 14,2019 A total of 24 students of Federal University, Dutsinma, Katsina State, would receive First Class degree during fourth convocation ceremony of the institution scheduled for Saturday, June 15.
Prof. Adamu N-Chama,the Acting Vice Chancellor of the university ,disclosed this on Friday in Dutsinma during a pre-convocation press briefing.
The Acting VC said that the institution had concluded all necessary arrangements for the successfulm conduct of the fourth convocation.
He said that 430 students were expected to graduate during the 2018 academic session, noting that some of the students would received prices during the event.
According to him, 181 students would graduate with Second Class Upper Division, 178, Second Class Lower Division, while the remaining 47 students would graduate with Third Class.
He said that the institution might offer some of the First Class students automatic employment where their services were needed.
The Professor said that the institution, which was established in 2010, now has over 10,000 students population.
He further explained that the institution has faculties which included that of Arts, Management Sciences, Agriculture, Applied Sciences, Physical Sciences, Education, Social Sciences, and School for Post Graduate Studies.
The Ag. VC said that the institution was ICT-driven, pointing out that students could see their results online from wherever they are in the world when the Senate approved the results.
He revealed that the university has started moving some faculties to its main campus.
He, however, said that due to security challenges, the students could not be accommodated in the main campus.
N-Chama said that the institution has invited some experts who recommended that ditches should be dug after fencing the institution to enhance security surrounding the institution.
He also said that FUDMA has introduced B.Sc Livestock and Extension programme to assist the country enhance agricultural productivity and attain food security.
The Ag. VC said that the institution has also introduced courses like Hausa, Arabic, Islamic Studies, Special Education, Guidance and Counseling, Plant Sciences and Library Science, among others.