UNILORIN announces 36th Convocation ceremony


This is to inform the general public that the management of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has released the programme of events for the upcoming 36th Convocation Ceremony of the University. Events commence from Friday, 15th October, 2021 to Friday, 29th October, 2021


1) Friday, 15th October, 2021
a. Jumat Service for Success
Venue: Unilorin Central Mosque
Time: 1:30 p.m. prompt

2) Sunday, 17th October, 2021
a. Interdenominational Service for Success
Venue: Chapel of the Light
Time: 9:00 a.m. prompt

3) Monday, 18th October, 2021
a. Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 10:00 a.m. prompt

4) Thursday, 21st October, 2021
a. Convocation Play
Title: Aadoye (No secret anywhere – A South-African Dance Interpretation) by Steve James, Choreographed by Felix Akinsipe
Venue: Performing Arts Theatre
Time: 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. prompt

5) Friday, 22nd October, 2021
a. Convocation Lecture
Lecturer: Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali, SAN
Topic: Tertiary Education and the Future of Nigeria
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 10:00 a.m. prompt

b. Chancellor’s Cocktail in Honour of the Convocation Lecturer
Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall
Time: 1:00 p.m. prompt

6) Saturday, 23rd October, 2021
a. Convocation Ceremony

Award of Prizes, First Degrees and Diplomas for Faculties of Agriculture, Arts, Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Communication and Information Sciences, Education, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Sciences, Law, Life Sciences, Management Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, and Postgraduate Degrees and Diplomas.

Physical attendance will be for 1st Class Degree Honours, Prize winners and Doctorate Awardees only. Hence, entry will be strictly by invitation cards.
Venue: University Auditorium
Time: 10:00 a.m. prompt

b. Commissioning of Projects by the Visitor
Venue: Various Sites
Time: 2:30 p.m. prompt

c. Convocation Luncheon and Merit Awards
Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall, University of Ilorin
Time: 3:00 p.m. prompt

7) Sunday, 24th October, 2021
Thanksgiving Service
Venue: St. Thomas Chaplaincy
Time: 9:00 a.m. prompt

8) Friday, 29th October, 2021
Jumat Service for Appreciation
Venue: Unilorin Central Mosque
Time: 1:30 p.m. prompt

Prof. AbdulRasheed A. Adeoye
Ceremonials Committee.

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