LASU sets new dates for 23rd convocation

Olanrewaju Fagbohun, LASU Vice-Chancellor

The Lagos State University (LASU) has announced new dates for the 23rd Convocation Ceremonies.

This is coming about seven months after it was earlier postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details of the programmes and schedules are as stated below.

The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun on behalf of the Management, Staff hereby informs all Graduands, Parents/Guardians, University Community and the General Public of the programme of events for the 24th Convocation Ceremony.

The 24th Convocation Ceremony of Lagos State University for the award of First and Higher Degrees respectively has been scheduled for Friday 30th October to 6th November, 2020, at the University Main Auditorium, Ojo, Lagos

In view of this, towards ensuring a hitch-free process, there will be a dress and procession rehearsal for would-be graduands on Saturday 31st October, 2020 by 10:00a.m prompt at the Main Auditorium, Ojo, Lagos

LASU Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events
The full breakdown of programme of events of the LASU 24th Convocation Ceremony has been published below:


Friday, 30th October, 2020 – Convocation Press Conference
Venue: University New Senate Building, Ojo, Lagos
Time: 11:00am
Friday, 30th October, 2020 – Convocation Cup Competition for Staff
Venue: LASU Sports Centre
Time: 11:00am
Friday, 30th October, 2020 – Jumat Service
Venue: University Mosque, Ojo, Lagos
Time: 1:00pm

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Sunday, 1st November, 2020 – Special Thanksgiving Service
Venue: University Chapel (Chapel of Light), Ojo, Lagos
Time: 10:00am prompt

Monday, 2nd November, 2020 – Coconut Breaking Festival
Venue: Badagry Gate Entrance
Time: 9:00am prompt
Monday, 2nd November, 2020 – Command Performance & Convocation Play by the Department of Theatre Arts and Music
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos
Time: 2:00pm prompt
Monday, 2nd November, 2020 – Convocation Cup Competition for Staff (Final)
Venue: LASU Sports Centre, Ojo, Lagos
Time: 4:00pm prompt


Tuesday 3rd November, 2020 – Traditional Fanfare

Wednesday 4th November, 2020 – Convocation Day 1: Award of First Degrees and Diplomas. The Award Ceremony will take place in two batches as follows: GROUP A [Faculties/Schools/College]:
(i) Arts
(ii) Education
(iii) College of Medicine (MBBS & BDS)
(iv) Engineering
(v) Law
(vi) Management Sciences
(vii) Social Sciences
(viii) Science
(ix) School of Communication
(x) School of Transport
(xi) Education/Sandwich
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo
Time: 9:00am Prompt.
GROUP B [Faculties/Schools/College]: Awards Conferment. The Ceremonies will feature the Award of Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters:
Venue: University Auditorium, Main Campus, Ojo.
Time: 9:00am Prompt.

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Thursday, 5th November, 2020 – Convocation Lecture Topic: THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPING ECONOMIES IN A DIGITAL WORLD
Convocation Lecturer: Professor Benedict Okey ORAMAH, President, African Export-Import Bank Afreximbank
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos
Time: 10:00am Prompt
Thursday, 5th November, 2020 – Award of Doctorate Degrees AND Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees: Distinguished Senator Oluremi Tinubu, OON- Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (Youth Improvement, Female Education, Youth Empowerment and Girls Back to School Scheme)
H.E Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire- Honorary Doctor of Arts (Poverty Alleviation and Technology Incubation)
Mr. Aderemi Makanjuola – Honorary Doctor of Science (Aviation Services and Community Integration)
Hon. Justice Opeyemi Oke (Rtd.)- Honorary Doctor of Law (Court Process Improvement Schemes and Probate Registry Customization)
Dr. Oba Ayoola Otudeko, CFR- Honorary Doctor of Business (Economic Development and National Integration)
Mr. Segun Julius Agbaje- Honorary Doctor of Science (Banking and Allied Services)
Venue: University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos
Time: 11:30am

Friday, 6th November, 2020 – Convocation Dinner: in Honour of our First Class Graduands and in recognition of their sterling performances.

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