LASU graduates 4994 students with overall of 4.97 CGPA

The Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo celebrated on Wednesday outstanding students that made First Class, especially Benjamin Damilare Olowu, who broke the record with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.97.

At the 25th convocation ceremony, Olowu, the son of a professor in the university was the star attraction as he received a standing ovation for his academic feat.

The convocation ceremony is also the first for the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello and some of her management team.

The VC said in the first of the convocation ceremonies, the university would confer a diploma and first degree on 4,994 graduates.

She added: ‘As we graduate a new set of students today, we can confidently assert that our graduands are repositories of knowledge, imbued with the right ethics and requisite intellectual capacity required for the much needed personal and societal development in the 21st century.

‘Out of 4,994 degree students that are graduating today, 112 graduated with First Class degree with the best graduating student, Benjamin Damilare OLOWU graduating with a record breaking CGPA of 4.97.’

She tasked the graduands to remain ambassadors of the university, stating, “you must ensure that you conduct yourselves in such ways and manners that will always bring glory to you, your family and your alma mater.’

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