FUTO Convocation 2023: Honouring Academic Achievement with 120 First Classes


FUTO’s 35th Convocation Ceremony: 5091 Graduates on 2nd December 2023. As we approach the 35th Convocation of FUTO (Federal University of Technology Owerri) on December 2nd 2023, there’s no denying that there’s a lot of excitement in the air as we look forward to this year’s Convocation Ceremony.

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🎓 Convocation Date Set for December 2, 2023, marking the 35th event.
🏆 First Class Honouring 120 students with top honours.
🎓 Total Graduands Celebrating the journey of 5091 graduands.
📚 Higher Degrees Conferring 104 PhDs, 401 MSc, and other postgraduate degrees.
💬 VC’s Remarks Prof. Nnenna Oti commends the hard work and character of graduands.
📈 University Strides Highlighting FUTO’s advancements in infrastructure and ICT.
🏅 Accolades Received Acknowledging awards and recognition received by FUTO.
🤝 Event Attendees Attended by university officials, staff unions, and press representatives.

Honouring Academic Achievement

The convocation is a celebration of the students’ commitment to academic excellence. This year, 120 students graduated with first class honours. Not only does the convocation celebrate individual accomplishments, but it also celebrates the university’s commitment to creating a world where excellence flourishes.

A Glance at the Graduating Figures

Distinction in Numbers:

  • 120students with First-Class Honours
  • 57students with First Class
  • 1086with Second Class Upper Division
  • 2477with Second Class Lower Division
  • 245with Third Class Honours


The 2021/2022 cohort includes 63 First-Class graduates, 591 2nd Class Upper graduates, 544 2nd Class Lower graduates, and 28 3rd Class graduates.

FUTO will award postgraduate degrees in addition to undergraduate degrees. Advance Postgraduate Education (APE)

  • 104 PhDs
  • 401 MSc
  • MEng, MPH, M.Tech, MBA
  • 139 PGD

These figures are indicative of the institution’s commitment to developing knowledge across a broad range of fields.

Leadership’s Commendation

Vice Chancellor’s Address:

During her press conference, Vice-President Nnena Oti expressed her warmest greetings to the graduates, emphasising the importance of perseverance, character and learning and how these attributes translate into future success.

FUTO’s Strides in Education

Over the past three-and-a-half years, Professor Oti stressed that FUTO has made significant progress in terms of physical infrastructure, power supply and ICT growth. Receiving awards and commendations confirms FUTO’s commitment to being a shining example of educational excellence.

The Convocation’s Reverberation

The briefing was attended by university dignitaries and members of the press who had come together to mark the occasion.

The Path Forward

When you read the title of this article, you’ll know that FUTO isn’t just handing out degrees at its convocation, but celebrating an ethos of excellence.

It’s an occasion where academic excellence and innovation collide, reinforcing the role of FUTO in shaping a generation of future leaders prepared to make a positive impact on society.












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