Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) 15th Convocation Ceremony

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH)has announced an exciting line-up of events for its 15th Convocation ceremonies.

LAUTECH academic calendar

The 33-year-old institution is set to celebrate its academic achievements and milestones with a week-long program starting on Friday, April 21st, 2024.

The ceremonies will include various religious, academic, and cultural events to mark this significant occasion.

Opening Ceremony: Embracing Diversity and Gratitude

The week-long celebration will kick off on Friday, April 21st, with special Muslim prayers at the Institution’s Central Mosque in Ogbomoso between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

The Registrar of the University, Dr Kayode Ogunleye, stated that Christians and well-wishers would then take their turn on Sunday, April 23rd, to gather at the Interdenominational Chapel.

This is to express their gratitude for the past year’s achievements and pray for a renewed beginning.

Press Conference and Research Fair

On April 26th, 2024, a press conference will be held to officially announce the various events at the Council Chamber in the Senate Building of the University between 9:00 am and 10:00 am.

Following the press conference, a Research Fair and Exhibition will occur at the Senate Building Foyer between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Concurrently, the Alumni Day event will run at the Hall from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Convocation Lecture and Cultural Performances

The Convocation Lecture will be held at the Great Hall, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, from 10:00 am to noon on Thursday, April 27th, 2024.

The afternoon will feature a Convocation play and Cultural performance at the Amphitheatre between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm, followed by a Cocktail event at 3:00 pm at the same venue.

Investiture and First Degree Awards

On Friday, April 28th, 2024, dignitaries will gather in the Senate building at the Council Chamber.

This is for the Investiture of the His Royal Majesty Sir Ohna Sergeant Chidi Awuse, the paramount ruler of Emohua In Rivers state, as the sixth Chancellor of the University.

Following this, the admission to First Degrees and Award of Prizes will take place at the Great Hall/Amphitheatre starting at 11:00 am.

Higher and Honorary Degree Awards

The week-long program will conclude on Saturday, April 29th, 2024, with the Award of Higher and Honorary degrees taking place at the Great Hall and Amphitheatre from 10:00 am onwards.

LAUTECH Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

Day, Date & EventVenueTime
Day 1, Friday, April 21, 2024 – Jumat ServiceUniversity Mosque, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm – 2:30pmUniversity Chapel, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso8:30 am – 10:30 am
Day 3, Wednesday, April 26, 2024– Press ConferenceCouncil Chamber, Senate Building, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso9:00 am – 10:00 am
Day 3, Wednesday, April 26, 2024– Research Fair/ExhibitionsSenate Building Foyer, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Day 3, Wednesday, April 26, 2024– Alumni DayThe Hall, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Day 4, Thursday, April 27, 2024– Convocation LectureThe Great Hall, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso9:00am – 10:00 am
Day 4, Thursday, April 27, 2024 – Convocation Play/Cultural PerformanceAmphitheatre, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso10:00 am – 12noon
Day 4, Thursday, April 27, 2024– CocktailAmphitheatre, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso11:00 am
Day 5, Friday, April 28, 2024 – Investiture of the ChancellorCouncil Chamber, Senate Building, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso3:00 pm
Day 5, Friday, April 28, 2024 – Admission to First Degree/Award of PrizesThe Great Hall and Amphitheatre, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso10:00 am
10:00 amThe Great Hall and Amphitheatre, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso2:00pm – 3:00 pm

Live-Streaming Options

For those unable to attend some of the programs in person, live-streaming options have been made available on social media for the 2024 Convocation ceremony.

It will ensure that everyone interested in the festivities can participate and celebrate the accomplishments of LAUTECH students and staff.


The Convocation ceremony at LAUTECH promise to be an exciting and memorable event for all involved.

With a diverse range of religious, academic, and cultural programs, the institution is set to celebrate its achievements and milestones in style.

For those who cannot attend in person, the live-streaming options will ensure everyone can enjoy the celebration’s spirit.

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