FULOKOJA 6th & 7th Convocation Ceremonies Schedule


Graduands of Federal University, Lokoja, rejoice! As the memorable dates of the 6th and 7th convocation ceremonies approach, do you know the sequence of events planned? What is the significance of each gathering? Who are the special guests and lecturers? This detailed itinerary showcases each activity from October 13 to October 22, 2023, ensuring every celebrant is well-prepared.

FULOKOJA Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

The Federal University, Lokoja, proudly announces its 6th and 7th Convocation Ceremonies scheduled for the 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 Academic Sessions. These ceremonies will include the award of Honorary First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas, and the presentation of Prizes. The grand event spans from Friday, October 13, 2023, to Sunday, October 22, 2023.

Convocation Dates 🗓 Friday, October 13, 2023 – Sunday, October 22, 2023
Highlight Events 🎤 Jumat Service, Press Conference, Founder’s Day, Research Fair, Convocation Lecture by Prof. Olu Obafemi, Chancellor’s Night, Graduation Ceremony
Noteworthy Lecturer 🎓 Prof. Olu Obafemi on “The Role of University Education in a Society in Constant Transformation”
Venues 📍 FUL Central Mosque, Council Chamber, University Auditorium, Senate Chamber, Convocation Arena, Reverton Hotel
Special Ceremonies 🎖 Award of First and Higher Degrees, Presentation of Prizes
Convocation Play 🎭 Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, 6:00pm, October 19
Chancellor’s Night 🎉 Reverton Hotel, 5:00pm, October 20
Thanksgiving Service 🙏 Regina Caeli Chaplaincy, 10:00am, October 22

Here are the elaborate details for each day:

Friday, October 13, 2023

  • Jumat Service
    • Venue: FUL Central Mosque, Adankolo
    • Time: 1:30pm

Monday, October 16, 2023

  • Press Conference
    • Venue: Council Chamber, Felele
    • Time: 10:00am

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

  • Founder’s Day Celebration
    • Venue: University Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
    • Time: 10:00am

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

  • Research Fair
    • Venue: University Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
    • Time: 10:00am
  • Procession Rehearsal
    • Venue: Mini Stadium, Felele
    • Time:
      • 2:00pm (Management, Provosts, Deans, and Directors)
      • 3:00pm (Deputy Registrar (Senate), Deputy Registrar (Exams & Record), Faculty Officers, and Graduands)

Thursday, October 19, 2023

  • Convocation Lecture by Prof. Olu Obafemi, an esteemed Professor of Literary Art and the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit Award recipient.
    • Topic: “The Role of University Education in a Society in Constant Transformation”
    • Venue: Senate Chamber (Multi-Purpose Hall), Felele
    • Time: 3:00pm (Guests are expected to be seated by 2:30pm)
  • Cocktail in Honour of the Convocation Lecturer
    • Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall, Felele
    • Time: 4:30pm
  • Convocation Play
    • Venue: Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
    • Time: 6:00pm

Friday, October 20, 2023

  • Chancellor’s Night
    • Venue: Reverton Hotel
    • Time: 5:00pm

Saturday, October 21, 2023

  • Main Convocation Event: 6th and 7th Convocation Graduation, Award of Degrees, Endowments, and Prizes.
    • Venue: Convocation Arena
    • Time: 10:00am
  • Commissioning of Projects by the Visitor
    • Venue: Project Sites
    • Time: 1:30pm
  • Convocation Luncheon
    • Venue: Various Locations
    • Time: 2:30pm

Sunday, October 22, 2023

  • Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service
    • Venue: Regina Caeli Chaplaincy, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
    • Time: 10:00am Prompt

This celebratory week promises an array of activities and ceremonies commemorating the academic achievements of the students. We urge the esteemed graduates, their families, faculty, and the entire FULOKOJA community to join in the celebrations.

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