Shehu Shagari College of Education (SSCOE), Sokoto, turned out 11,348 graduates from the college between 2014 and 2019.
Dr Muhammad Hakimi, the college Provost, stated this at a press conference on Saturday, ahead of the 22nd convocation ceremony and 50 years anniversary of the college on Monday, 28 December.
Hakimi said that the convocation ceremony is scheduled
for students graduating from college from 2014 to 2019.
“This includes 1,620 graduating students in the year 2014, 1,773 students in 2015, 1,834 students in 2016, 2,004 in 2017, 2,050 in 2018 and 2,067 in 2019, making it a total of 11,348 graduating students for the six years.
“In general, the college, since its establishment in 1970, was able to graduate no fewer than 39,814 students, many of whom have made remarkable success in the academics, political and other endeavors of life,” he said.
The Provost also confirmed that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
during the ceremony, the school administration had taken all appropriate safety steps.
He appreciated Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s continued
support and commitment to the institution’s growth.
Furthermore, Hakimi thanked the State Ministry of Higher Education, the school
administration and the students for their contribution to ensuring the college’s progress.
The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that Dr. Babangida Aliyu, former Governor of
the State of Niger, is scheduled to give a Convocation Lecture on Sunday.
SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN