The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Friday said 103 graduating students of the institution had first-class degrees in the 2017/2018 academic session.
He stated that out of the 12,108 students graduating, 2,553 had second-class upper degrees; 5,750 had second-class lower degrees; 1,660 had third-class degrees; while 36 had passes.
Speaking in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, during a media briefing to mark the beginning of the 34th convocation of the institution, Abdulkareem also said seven law students had first-class degrees at the Nigerian Law School.
Meanwhile, the VC said the institution had invented a bullet-proof gadget, which he said had been tested and accepted by the Nigerian Army.
He added that the school had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigerian Army on the invention of polymer composite for strategic and protective defence, Punch reports.