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YABATECH awards ND, HND certificates to 7,554 graduands


Having successfully completed the academic calendar of prestigious Yaba College of Technology, 7,554 deserving graduands have been awarded National and Higher Diploma degrees during the institution’s 34th convocation.

The convocation for the class of 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic sessions (Full-Time and Part-Time), were combined as they were not done due to outbreak of COVID-19.

The Rector of YABATECH, Obafemi Omokungbe, in his address described the ceremony as “the climax of academic calendar, a special, happy occasion when the College celebrates success of graduating students”.

Omokungbe, an Engineer, while congratulating the combined academic session sets, added that the convocation was another achievement of the institution’s mandate as a Polytechnic.

He gave breakdown of the performances of the graduating students as: Higher National Diploma (HND) Full-Time Distinction – 256, Upper Credit – 2,507, Low Credit -3,425 and Pass 779.

Also, HND Part-Time, Distinction 33, Upper-Credit — 551, Lower Credit 1,201, Pass 312. The National Diploma (Part-Time) Distinction –271, Upper Credit- 2,862, Lower Credit -7295, Pass- 3,386 respectively.