The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano, Prof Yahuza Bello, who made the disclosure on Sunday while briefing newsmen on the activities lined up for the ceremony, said that 4,771 of the graduands would be awarded first degree
He noted that a further 1,603 would receive master’s degree while 65 would be awarded PhD and 838 others would receive Postgraduate Diploma certificates.
Speaking further, Bello said the University has introduced part-time degree programmes, which are being run by the school of continuing education.
He said that the National Universities Commission (NUC) had already approved 23 programmes for the University.
The VC also said the decision to introduce part-time programmes followed the scrapping of all sub-degree (Diploma) programmes by the University.
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