UNILAG Graduates 5,472 Students, 178 First Class and an Over-all Student with 5.0 CGPA
No fewer than 5,472 students will receive their first degree certificates in various disciplines in the 2014/2015 academic session convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos.
Speaking during a pre-convocation media briefing on Wednesday, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Rahamon Bello, stated that a total of 178 of the graduating students bagged First Class degrees. 1617 got Second Class Upper while 2496 made Second Class Lower. Another 894 graduated with Third Class degrees.
However, a jinx will be broken during the convocation as a student, Daniel Dada Ayodele, will be graduating with a 5.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA.
Ayodele, who will be graduating from the Department of Psychology, had a flawless result throughout his stay at the university as he made ‘A’s in all courses he took.
According to the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Rahamon Bello, the student had a perfect score record and showed exceptional academic prowess in the institution.
He said that for the first time in history, the University of Lagos, will graduate a student who has been graded ‘excellent’ in all the courses taken while on campus.
The convocation programmes, which has formally kicked off with the media briefing will also feature a convocation lecture which will be delivered by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu on Monday, February 28.