The student, Ayodele Daniel Dada finished from the Department of Psychology.
This was disclosed Wednesday morning by the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahmon Ade Bello, during a pre-convocation media briefing held at the university’s Senate Chamber.
According to the VC, the university was glad to break another academic ground, saying the candidate showed exceptional academic prowess.
He said a total of 10,907 students will be graduating including 5,472 undergraduates and 5,435 postgraduates, adding that a total of 177 others will be bagging First Class degree certificates along with Dada.
The convocation programmes, which has formally kicked off with the media briefing will also feature a convocation lecture to be delivered by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu on Monday, February 29.