UMYU Announces 9th – 13th Combined Convocation Ceremony


The Umaru Musa Yar’adua University’s management has announced the date of the university’s 9th – 13th Combined Convocation Ceremony.


Venue and Time

The venue for the 9th – 13th Combined UMYU Convocation Ceremony is the Convocation Arena. The event is slated to begin by 9 am daily.

UMYU Announces 9th – 13th Combined Convocation Ceremony 1

UMYU Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

The Management of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University is inviting all graduands of the undermentioned academic sessions to the institution’s 9th – 13th Combined Convocation ceremony scheduled to hold from Friday, 24th – Saturday, 25th May, 2024.

  1. 2017/2018 session
  2. 2025/2025 session
  3. 2024/2025 session
  4. 2024/2025 session
  5. 2024/2025 session

The occasion will start with a pre-convocation lecture to be delivered by the Guest Lecturer, Ambassador Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, GCON, former Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations.


The pre-convocation lecture schedule is as follows:

  • Date: Friday, 24th May, 2024
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Venue: University Auditorium

Similarly, the Convocation ceremony is to feature the Investiture of the Chancellor of UMYU, Waziri (Sen.) Ibrahim M. Ida Ph.D, CON, Wazirin Katsina by the Visitor to the University, His Excellency, Malam Dikko Umaru Radda Ph.D as follows:

  • Date: Saturday, 25th May, 2024
  • Time: 8:00am
  • Venue: Convocation Arena.

Highlight of the Convocation ceremony, as released by the Registrar’s Office, is the award of 1st Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Higher Degrees, Posthumous, as well as Honorary Doctorate Degrees to deserving individuals in the society.


Any graduand wishing to collect the academic gown will have to obtain an academic gown allocation form from their respective Faculties and the Postgraduate School and fill same before making the payment as scheduled below:

S/N Class of Graduate Amount payable

  • Undergraduate   N5,000.00
  • Postgraduate    N7,000.00
  • Others     N10,000.00

It is to be noted that the academic gowns meant for all the graduands are very limited in number, as such; a first-to-come first-to-be-served policy will be applied.

And in the same vein, any graduand who makes payment before collecting and filling the Gown Allocation Form does so at his/her own risk as there will be no refund of the money paid to that effect.

Signed. Registrar

All staff are please requested to cooperate and participate in all event to make 9th – 13th Combined Convocation Ceremony of the University a huge success.

Attending this event will not only make you part of a remarkable moment, but you will also get to see future leaders, innovators, and professionals take the next step in their academic and professional careers.

Therefore, do not miss this milestone occasion. Also, share this post with your friends who are waiting for news about the UMYU Convocation Ceremony.


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