57 out of 14,369 graduating students of the Lagos State University (LASU), will be awarded first class Degrees during the 23rd convocation ceremony this month, representing the highest figure produced by the institution in its 36 years of existence.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, who disclosed this to journalists yesterday ahead of the institution’s convocation ceremony billed to commence on Friday, May 10, 2019, said that the duo of Ridwan Oladotun Ola-Gbadamosi from the Faculty of Engineering and Nneka Karen Enumah of the Faculty of Science emerged as the overall best graduating students with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.88.
He said of the total number of graduates, 57 are in the first class, 1,233 second class upper, 8,471 second class lower, 467 third class and 24 in the pass grade. Fagbohun further stated that about 1,532 would be graduating in the post-graduate diploma courses, 520 in academic Masters, 1,994 professional Masters and 17 in Doctor of Philosophy.
Meanwhile, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is billed to deliver the convocation lecture on Thursday, May 16, 2019 while former Ghanaian President, John Damani Mahama, would chair the event.