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Wow! UNILAG Produces First Graduate With 5.0 CGPA (Photo)

Ayodele Dada
A Nigerian student from the University of Lagos has achieved a rare academic feat in the history of tertiary education in the country.

Ayodele Daniel Dada
In what may be the first of its kind in the history of Nigeria’s education system, the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, will this year graduate a student who has been graded ‘excellent’ in all the courses taken while on campus with a CGPA of 5.0.

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.

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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.

Source: New Telegraph.
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