Covenant University Holds 8th Convocation Ceremony

All is set for the 8th Convocation Ceremony of Covenant University slated to hold between Wednesday 24 and Sunday July 28, 2013 at the University Chapel, Canaanland, Ota.
The 5-day long ceremony will start with a Special Convocation Assembly, at the University Chapel. This will be immediately followed by an exhibition to showcase some of the University’s products from the Research and Development platform.
On the same day, the Chancellor of Covenant University, Dr. David Oyedepo will address a World Press Conference, while a Special Convocation Service will be held in the evening.
Other programme of activities scheduled for the Ceremony tagged, “The Release of Eagles 2013,”
includes a Convocation Lecture on Thursday July 25, 2013 to be delivered by a Former Executive Secretary, National Council for Tertiary Education, Ghana, Dr. Paul Effah.
The 2013 Convocation Ceremony for the Awards of First and Higher Degrees, and Presentation of Prizes to worthy graduands holds on Friday, July 26, 2013. The Keynote Address will be delivered by the Honourable Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo.
Post Convocation activities continue on Saturday, July 27, with the Chancellor’s Special Assembly, Alumni Investiture and presentation of plaques.
The Convocation Ceremony ends with a Special Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Faith Tabernacle, Canaanland, Ota.
8th convocation ceremony programme of events
WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY, 2013

Special Convocation Assembly8:00 am-10:00am
Exhibition10:15am-11:15am
World Press Conference12:00 noon-2:00pm
Convocation Rehearsal3:00pm-5:00pm
Special Convocation Service
Minister: Pastor Abraham Ojeme
7:00pm-9:00pm

World Press Conference/Media lunch
Date: Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Venue: African Leadership Development centre, Covenant University, Canaan land
Time: 12noon-2:00pm
THURSDAY 25TH JULY, 2013

Convocation Lecture
Dr. Paul Effah
Former Executive Secretary,
National Council for Tertiary Education, Ghana.
Topic: Repositioning African Universities for Excellence: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives
9:00am – 11:00am
Cocktail11:00am–12:00noon
College Hooding Events & Special Prizes & Awards2:00pm – 4:00pm
Special Gospel Concert/ Variety Night6:00pm – 8.00pm

FRIDAY 26TH JULY, 2013

Convocation Ceremony for the Award of First and Higher Degrees and Presentation of Special Awards and Prizes.9:00am –12:00noon
Keynote Speaker:
Professor Chinedu Ositadinma Nebo, OON, NPOM
The Honourable Minister of Power,
Federal Ministry of Power, FCT, Abuja
Topic: “Transformational Leadership and the Quest for Global Relevance”

SATURDAY 27TH JULY, 2013

Return of Academic Gowns8:00am – 10:00pm
Chancellor’s Special Assembly/Release of 8th Batch of Eagles Ceremony10:00am – 1:00pm
Alumni Investiture/Presentation of plaques3:00pm – 5:00pm
Return of Academic Gowns continues (29th -31st July)8:00am – 5:00pm

SUNDAY 28TH JULY, 2013
Thanksgiving Service @ Faith Tabernacle

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