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FUTA confers first degree awards on 3,205 graduands

The joy of every student lies in acquiring requisite knowledge to navigate to the next level of life at the end of every educational pursuit.

Such was the atmosphere as 3,205 graduands of Federal University Technology Akure, FUTA were conferred with first degree awards from different faculties of studies.

Speaking at the occasion, the new FUTA Chancellor and Emir of Kantagum, Alhaji Umar Faruk II expressed delight at the rate of development in FUTA.

He noted that its 40 years of existence, has brought about tremendous growth which earning it the best University of Technology in the country.

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman FUTA Governing Council, Ambassador Godknows Igali said that the institution’s ship must be steered to a greater problem solving citadel of learning.

Ambassador Igali said that the establishment of FUTA by former President Shehu Shagari was to take the nation into a new face of global height in technology and innovation.

FUTA Vice Chancellor, Professor Joseph Fuwape reeled out the achievements of the institution including that of its students, Daniel Adeniyi who won the first place prize of the CODET National Engineering Project Competition in Nigeria for developing a mobile and multipurpose automated paying Machine named CURRENCY among others.

The best graduating student, Miss Taiwo Oluyale appreciated God for the feat and advised the graduating students to be ready to face challenges life might put across them.

Reporting by Sola Oguntoye; editing by Adeniyi Bakare