By our correspondent
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is set to matriculate 16,033 student at an event slated to hold this Saturday.
The ceremony, the 17th matriculation of the institution will hold simultaneously at the 78 study centres of the university across the country.
In a statement, the director of media and publicity of the university, Mr. Ibrahim Sheme, said the university will be matriculating a total number of 16,033 students across the country.
He said the event will serve as a platform to formally welcome all freshmen admitted into the university for the 2017/2018 academic session.
Meanwhile, the central ceremony will be held at the Abuja Model Centre, Dutsen Alhaji, Abuja, where the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, is expected to welcome the fresh students and matriculate them into the university.