From Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto

National Security Adviser, Malam Nuhu Ribadu is set to deliver a public lecture at the Combine Convocation of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Lawal Suleman Bilbis, disclosed this Monday while briefing journalists on the lineup activities for the epoch event.

He said the Combine Convocation will take place on Saturday 20th of April 2024, where no fewer than 22,932 students would be graduating.

Professor Bilblis noted that out of the graduating students, about 167 will receive first class at a Combine Convocation.

The Vice-Chancellor said Ribadu will speak on “Navigating The Maze: Addressing Multi-Dimensional Insecurity Challenges in Northern Nigeria.

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He said the 22,932 students graduated in the period under review out of which 18,217 would receive Bachelor’s degrees.

Prof Bilbis also said, 427 would receive Diplomas and Certificates. “4,288 students would receive different certificates of higher degrees and postgraduate diplomas.”

He noted that 3,486 bagged second-class upper while 9,573 and 15 students graduated with second-class lower and pass degrees.

He revealed that the university would award honorary doctorate degrees to some notable Nigerians and Professor emeritus to some lecturers.

All courses according to the vice chancellor had been fully accredited.