AE-FUNAI Convocation Ceremony 2024

This is to inform the general public about the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI) Convocation Ceremony 2024  Schedule. Details about the Convocation Ceremony are given below.

AE-FUNAI Convocation Ceremony 2024

The management of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI) has released details regarding its upcoming 7th/8th Convocation Ceremony, which is to be held this year, 2024. All graduates concerned with the above-named institution are to take note of the details of the postponement notice released by the institution below.

About AE-FUNAI Convocation Ceremony 2024 Programme

Monday, 20th May 2024

Pre-Convocation Press Conference
Venue: Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Room, Chinedum Nwajiuba Senate Building
Time: 11.00 am

The ceremony kicks off with an insightful press conference led by the Vice-Chancellor, offering an overview of the convocation activities and highlights of the university’s recent achievements.

Music and Convocation Command Performance
Venue: Theatre Arts Auditorium
Time: 3.00 pm

Enjoy a delightful performance showcasing the musical talents of the university community, setting a celebratory tone for the events ahead.

Tuesday, 21st May 2024

Research Faire and Arts Exhibition
Venue: Quadrangle, Opposite the Old Library Block
Time: 10.00 am

Explore groundbreaking research and creative arts exhibits by the university’s scholars and students. This event highlights the innovative spirit and artistic talents within AE-FUNAI.

Vice-Chancellor’s Get-Together with Graduating Students/Award Night
Venue: Abubakar Adamu Rasheed Auditorium
Time: 12 noon

An evening of camaraderie and recognition, where the Vice-Chancellor engages with the graduating students, celebrating their hard work and dedication with awards and accolades.

Wednesday, 22nd May 2024

Convocation Lecture
Lecturer: Prof. Bart Nnaji, Chairman/CEO of Geometric Power Group and Former Minister of Power, Nigeria
Topic: “Challenges and Opportunities to Improving Power Availability in Nigeria”
Venue: Abubakar Adamu Rasheed Auditorium

Gain valuable insights from Prof. Bart Nnaji, a leading figure in the power sector, as he addresses critical issues and prospects for enhancing power supply in Nigeria.

Chancellor’s Night
Venue: Osbom La Palm Hotel and Suites
Time: 6.00 pm

An elegant evening celebrating the university’s esteemed guests and stakeholders, fostering connections and honouring contributions to the university’s success.

Thursday, 23rd May 2024

Main Convocation Ceremony
Venue: Nnamdi Azikiwe Convocation Arena
Time: 11.00 am

The culmination of the convocation week, featuring:

  • Conferment of Honorary Degrees
  • Award of Postgraduate Degrees
  • Admission to First Degrees
  • Award of Academic Prizes

Important Notes for Graduating Students

  1. Collection of Academic Gowns: Gowns are available at the faculties starting Monday, 21st May 2024.
  2. Clearance Evidence: Graduates must present clearance evidence before collecting their gowns.
  3. Return of Gowns: All hired gowns must be returned by Friday, 25th May 2024. Late returns incur a fine of N20,000, and loss or damage of gowns attracts a penalty of N50,000.
  4. Procession Assembly: Graduates should gather in front of the G.O. Chukwu Administrative Block at 10.00 am.
  5. Dress Code: Graduates must dress appropriately for the ceremony. Indecent dressing will not be tolerated.

This convocation ceremony marks a significant milestone for AE-FUNAI and its graduates, celebrating their academic journey and preparing them for future endeavours.


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