LASU 24th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events [POSTPONED]

Lagos State University (LASU) 24th Convocation Ceremony Dates, Award of First Degrees, Higher Degrees and Honorary Doctorate Degrees and Programmes of Events for 2020 Session [POSTPONEMENT NOTICE].


The Lagos State University Management hereby announces the postponement of the 24th Convocation Ceremonies of the University indefinitely. The Convocation Ceremonies were scheduled for Friday 20th to Friday 27th March, 2020.

The postponement is as a result of the prevailing health threats occasioned by Coronavirus pandemic and the resolution of the Federal and State Governments to discourage the gathering of people in public places at this point.

The Management regrets every inconvenience this postponement might cause all our graduating students, awardees, family, friends and other stakeholders of the University.

Further information on the 24th Convocation Ceremonies will be made available in due course.

Ademola Adekoya,
Coordinator, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, LASU

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The Vice- Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun On behalf of the Management, Staff  hereby informs all Graduands, Parents/Guardians, University Community and the General Public of the programme of events for the 24th Convocation Ceremony.

The 24th Convocation Ceremony of Lagos State University for the award of First and Higher Degrees respectively has been scheduled for Friday, 20th to Friday, 27th March, 2020, at the University Main Auditorium, Ojo, Lagos.

In view of this, towards ensuring a hitch-free process, there will be a dress and procession rehearsal for would-be graduands on Saturday 21st March, 2020 by 10:00a.m prompt at the Main Auditorium, Ojo, Lagos


LASU 24th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events 2020

LASU 24th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events 2020

The full breakdown of programme of events of the LASU 24th Convocation Ceremony has been published below:

  • Friday, 13th March, 2020 - Convocation Press Conference
    Venue: University New Senate Building, Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 11:00am

  • Friday, 20th March, 2020 - Convocation Cup Competition for Staff
    Venue: LASU Sports Centre
    Time: 11:00am
  • Friday, 20th March, 2020 - Jumat Service
    Venue: University Mosque, Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 1:00pm

  • Sunday, 22nd March, 2020 - Special Thanksgiving Service
    Venue: University Chapel (Chapel of Light), Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 10:00am prompt

  • Monday, 23rd March, 2020 - Coconut Breaking Festival
    Venue: Badagry Gate Entrance
    Time: 9:00am prompt
  • Monday, 23rd March, 2020 - Infrastructure/Street Naming Ceremony: Naming of Some Facilities/Roads in the University Campus after Individuals who have contributed Immensely to our University. They Include:
    Deji Femi-Pearse
    Akin Kekere-Ekun
    Bode Augusto
    Akibo Savage
    Isiaka Ishola Oluwa
    S. Kehinde T Williams
    Omotayo Seriki
    J.K Randle
    Adebayo Ninalowo
    Some buildings will also be named as follows:
    Lateef Akanni Hussein Radiation Centre
    Abisogun Olabode Leigh Main Science
    Enitan Abisogun Bababunmi Faculty of Science Biochemistry and Chemistry Laboratory
    Jadesola Olayinka Akande Law Building
    John Oladapo Obafunwa
    Fatiu Ademola Akesode (Main Library)
    Afolabi Olumide Health Centre
    Time: 11:00am
  • Monday, 23rd March, 2020 - Command Performance & Convocation Play Titled: “Mammy Waters Wedding” by the Department of Theatre Arts and Music
    Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 2:00pm prompt
  • Monday, 23rd March, 2020 - Convocation Cup Competition for Staff (Final)
    Venue: LASU Sports Centre, Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 4:00pm prompt 

  • Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 - Convocation Day 1: Award of First Degrees and Diplomas. The Award Ceremony will take place in two batches {Morning and Afternoon} as follows: GROUP A Morning [Faculties/Schools/College]:
    (i) Arts
    (ii) Basic Medical Sciences
    (iii) College of Medicine (MBBS & BDS)
    (iv) Engineering
    (v) Management Sciences
    (vi) Social Sciences
    (vii) Science
    Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo
    Time: 9:00am Prompt.
    GROUP B Afternoon [Faculties/Schools/College]:
    (i) Communication
    (ii) Education/Sandwich
    (iii) Law
    (iv) Transport
    Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus, Ojo.
    Time: 2:00pm Prompt

  • Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 - Convocation Day 2: Awards Conferment. The Ceremonies will feature the Award of Postgraduate Diplomas, and Masters:
    Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus, Ojo.
    Time: 10:00am prompt.

  • Thursday, 26th March, 2020 - Convocation Lecture Topic: THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPING ECONOMIES IN A DIGITAL WORLD 
  • Convocation Lecturer: Professor Benedict Okey ORAMAH, President, African Export-Import Bank Afreximbank
    Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 10:00am Prompt
  • Thursday, 26th March, 2020 - Award of Doctorate Degrees AND Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees: Distinguished Senator Oluremi Tinubu, OON- Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (Youth Improvement, Female Education, Youth Empowerment and Girls Back to School Scheme)
    H.E Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire- Honorary Doctor of Arts (Poverty Alleviation and Technology Incubation)
    Mr. Aderemi Makanjuola – Honorary Doctor of Science (Aviation Services and Community Integration)
    Hon. Justice Opeyemi Oke (Rtd.)- Honorary Doctor of Law (Court Process Improvemet Schemes and Probate Registry Customization)
    Dr. Oba Ayoola Otudeko, CFR- Honorary Doctor of Business (Economic Development and National Integration)
    Mr. Segun Julius Agbaje- Honorary Doctor of Science (Banking and Allied Services)
    Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos
    Time: 11:30am

  • Friday, 27th March, 2020 - C  onvocation Dinner: in Honour of our First Class Graduands and in recognition of their sterling performances.
    Time: 6:00pm prompt

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