The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Lagos State University, Ojo has announced that not fewer than 112 graduates would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation.
Olatunji-Bello disclosed this at a press conference at the Senate Building of the institution on Wednesday to intimate journalists on activities lined up for the ceremony.
She added that the first class graduating students were the highest number the institution had produced so far.
“The total number of graduating students are 7,232 students in diploma, first degree, postgraduate diplomas and Masters degrees.
“Benjamin Damilare Olowu of the Department of Mechanical Engineering emerged the overall Best graduating student, having attained a 4.97 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) out of the entire graduating students of the institution.
“Also, two graduating students of Masters’ degree would be graduating with a 5.0 CGPA from the Department of Peace and Religious Studies and the Department of Transportation and Logistics,” Olatunji-Bello said.
The vice-chancellor said that any of the 112 first-class graduates interested would be employed as lecturer assistants in LASU.
Olatunji-Bello added that the convocation would mark the first time the university’s Africa Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative Stem Education programme would be producing graduates. (NAN)
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