This is to inform the general public, particularly the 2016/2017 graduands of Achievers University, that the “Release of the Achievers Batch VII” will take place at the 10th Year Anniversary/7th Convocation of the University holding between Friday, 6th April and Sunday, 15th April, 2018.

Apart from admission of graduating students to first degrees as well as presentation of prizes, Abubakar Abba Bello, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) , will deliver the 10th Year Anniversary/Convocation Lecture titled “Non-Oil Export: Panacea to Underachievement of Nigeria’s Economic Potential” . The University will also award Honorary Doctorate degrees to Emeritus Professor David Adedayo Ijalaye, Nigerian First Distinguished Professor of Law; Rt. Hon. Simon Lalong, Executive Governor of Plateau State; Hon. Aishatu Jibril Dukku, former Minister of State for Education and member, House of Representatives; and William Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service.

The detailed programme is as indicated below:

DAY 1 Event 1 (10.00 am) Venue
Friday, 6th April, 2018 Press briefing by the Vice-Chancellor Council Chamber
DAY 2 Event 2 (3.00 pm) Venue
Monday, 9th April, 2018 Sensitization of activities University premises
DAY 3 Event 3 (2.00 pm) Venue
Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 Novelty match (Staff) Sport Field
Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 Event 4 (4.00pm)
Pro-Chancellor Super Cup Football Final
Sport Field
DAY 4 Event 5 (9.00am) Venue
Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 Road Show Owo Township
DAY 5 Event 6 (3.00pm) Venue
Thursday, 12th April, 2018 Football Match:
Achievers University Vs FUTA
Sport Field
Thursday, 12th April, 2018 Event 7 (5.00pm)
Volleyball Match
Achievers University Vs FUTA
Sport Field
DAY 6 Event 8 (10.00am) Venue
Friday, 13th April, 2018 10th Year Anniversary/Convocation Lecture
by Abubakar Abba Bello
Managing Director/Chief Executive,
Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM)
Trinity Auditorium
Friday, 13th April, 2018 Event 9 (1.00 pm)
Muslim Thanksgiving Service
Central Mosque, Owo
Friday, 13th April, 2018 Event 10 (3.00pm)
Alumni Get-together
Trinity Auditorium
Friday, 13th April, 2018 Event 11 (5.00 pm)
Convocation Play/Variety Show Award Night
Trinity Auditorium
DAY 7 Event 12 (11.00 am) Venue
Saturday, 14th April, 2018 Convocation
  • Award of Degrees/Prizes
  • Award of Honorary Degrees
Trinity Auditorium
DAY 8 Event 13 (10.00 am) Venue
Sunday, 15th April, 2018 Christian Thanksgiving Service Chapel of Grace and Glory,
Achievers University, Owo


Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN

Executive Governor of Ondo State


His Royal Majesty Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi III

The Olowo of Owo Kingdom


  1. All the 2016/2017 graduating students are advised to check their names on the list of graduands by clicking on the button  

  2. Convocation fee of N40,000 (forty thousand Naira) should be paid into the University account at Ecobank Plc A/c No 5282039914 or cash at the University’s Bursary.

  3. All graduands are to report on campus on Friday, 13th April, 2018, to attend the Convocation Lecture, which commences at 10.00am and participate fully in a dress rehearsal of the graduands’ procession at 5.00 pm. Graduands who fail to attend the rehearsal and the Convocation Lecture will not be allowed to participate in the procession on the Convocation Day.

  4. It is compulsory for all graduands to attend the events. However, those who may not be able to attend for any reason are expected to give the Registrar prior notice and obtain written permission from her. Please note that graduands who participate in the Convocation Lecture, rehearsal and procession will collect their certificates immediately after the Convocation Ceremony. Those who fail to do so, apart from paying a collection fee of N10,000 as penalty, will only be issued their certificates six months after the Convocation Day.

  5. Graduands should note that only those with the Convocation invitation cards will be allowed to enter the Trinity Auditorium venue of the ceremony. Every graduand is, therefore, enjoined to collect two invitation cards for his/her parents/guardians on or before Friday, 13th April, 2018 at the University Registry.

  6. All graduands are expected to dress formally, decently and corporately

  7. Collection of academic outfits will commence on Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 at the University Registry on presentation of “Convocation Clearance”.

B. F. Sofowora (Mrs.)