The management of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources FUPRE (Africa’s first petroleum university and the sixth in the world), located at Effurun Delta State has announced the date for her 3rd convocation ceremony and installation of its new Chancellor, His Royal Majesty Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, Akarigbo & Paramount Ruler of Remo land.
The 2 days ceremony shall hold on the 17th and 18th June 2022 at the institution’s permanent site in Effurun, Warri Delta state.
The Vice Chancellor Prof Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, who won Daily Digest Vice Chancellor of the Year 2022 together with the University authorities, has positioned this event in accordance with its goal of promoting industry research with core mandate of providing full manpower training and capacity building in support of the energy, oil and gas sector.
At this 2-day convocation event, the University committee shall be hosting very important, high level international, national and state guests; and representations from across the entire Energy, Oil and Gas industry including host government and academia.
The event is set to feature activities such as Special Convocation lecture by Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, the executive secretary, Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board with theme: Defining the Value of Local Content in Petroleum Education. More to this event is the Roundtable sessions, commissioning of the University projects, Awards of first degrees and conferment of higher degrees, job fair, exhibition and prize giving session.
Major companies in the oil and gas, energy sector are also in partnership and sponsorship of this great event.