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The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Musbau Adewumi Akanji, FNSBMB, on behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff and students cordially invites the general public to the 25th Convocation Ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Minna scheduled as follows:


1.       Friday, February 19, 2016

Special Juma’at

Venue: Central Mosque, Main Campus, Gidan Kwano

Time: 1:15 p.m.

2,       Sunday, February 21, 2016

Special Interdenominational Church Service,

Venue: Chapel of Grace, Bosso Campus,

Time: 8:30 a.m.

3.       Tuesday, February 23, Tuesday 2016

Vice-Chancellor’s Press Briefing

Venue: Senate Chamber, Main Campus, Gidan Kwano

Time: 11:00a.m.

4.       Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Novelty March

Venue: Sport Complex, Main Campus, Gidan Kwano

Time:          4:00pm

5.       Thursday, February 25 – Friday February 26, 2016


        Venue: Suleimanu Kumo Convocation Square, Main Campus,Gidan Kwano

Time: 10:00am each day.

6.       Friday, February 26, 2016

Convocation Lecture   

Topic: “Universities and the Challenge of Tackling Innovation-Deficit in Nigeria”.

Lecturer: Prof. John O. Adeoti

Professor of Development Economics

Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER)

Venue: Caverton Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Gidan Kwano

Time: 10:00 a.m.

7.       Saturday, February 27, 2016

i) Investiture and Conferment of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) on the Chancellor, HRM Eze Eberechi N. Dick (JP), Eze Udo 1 of Mgboko Ngwa Amaisie Autonomous Community, Chairman, Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chairman, South East Council of Traditional Rulers

ii) Conferment of First Degrees, Higher Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Award of Prizes

Venue: Suleimanu Kumo Convocation Square, Main Campus, Gidan Kwano

Time: 10:00 a.m. prompt.


Information to Graduands

All graduands are required to note the following requirements:

  1. Hiring of Academic Gowns-N1,500.00
  2. Alumni Registration-N2,000.00 (for Postgraduates only)
  3. Order of Proceedings-N2,000.00
  4. Scroll-   N250.00
  5. Collection of Certificate-N3,500.00
  6. All payments must be made into the University Account number 3098786009 with First Bank Plc, Minna (Account Name: FUT Micro-Finance Bank)
  7. Graduands must be physically present at the ceremony to receive certificates and prizes as the case may be. They are required to present the following on the spot before collection of certificates:
    1. The original statement of result earlier issued to them by the University
    2. Final year clearance form duly signed by all concerned
    3. Final year identity card or letter of identification from Student Affairs Division

viii.  The above listed items (a-c) need to be processed not later than two days to the Convocation

ix. Issued Academic Gowns must be returned to the Academic Office through the School Secretaries immediately after the ceremony before the collection of Original Certificates.

x.   There will be a surcharge for any damaged Academic Gown.

xi.  Invitation cards will be issued to the graduating students at the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs.

xii. Graduands will be responsible for the transportation, accommodation and feeding of their guests.


No one, including the graduands and their parents/guardians or relations, will be admitted into the convocation square after 9:30 a.m.

Graduands are not allowed to leave the convocation venue before the end of the ceremony.

No form of luggage or handbags will be allowed at the convocation venue. Graduands and guests are advised to comply with these directives.

While praying for a successful and memorable occasion, we wish you safe journey throughout the period of the event.