UNN graduate bags over N1billion foreign investment – Vice-Chancellor
186 students of the UNN graduated with a first class grade during the university graduation ceremony on Friday.
2016 graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has secured foreign investment in excess of one billion naira, from the creation of three startup companies.
The UNN Vice-Chancellor, Charles Igwe, disclosed this at the university’s 49th convocation ceremony on Friday in Nsukka.
“I am happy to tell this distinguished audience that a 2016 graduate of this institution, from the Department of Electronic Engineering created three startup companies and has already secured foreign investment in excess of one billion naira,” he said.
Mr Igwe said UNN graduates have been doing the university proud.
He urged the graduating students to be good ambassadors of their alma mater.
According to Mr Igwe, 186 of the graduating students made first class grade.
He said a total of 11,010 first degree and diploma students were graduating at the event.
The vice-chancellor said 4,048 got second class honours (upper division), while 5,118 were graduating with second class honours (lower division).
He added that 1,101 graduated with third class while 79 secured ordinary pass and 40, unclassified.