Mr Ayodele Daniel Dada, from the Department of Psychology, University of Lagos has emerged the best graduating student in the 2014/2015 sessions with a cumulative GPA of 5.00.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahamon Bello who disclosed this on Wednesday during a pre-convocation press conference held at the institution’s Senate Chamber, described the 5.00 CGPA as a perfect score. He said that this means Ayodele scored As in all courses he took in the programme. According to him, a total of 10,907 students will graduate with degrees and diplomas during the convocation slated for 1st to 3rd of March, 2016.
In the breakdown, he noted that 5472 students will be awarded with first degree certificates, while 5435 will receive postgraduate degrees. He said: “Out of the first degree graduating students, a total of 178 passed in the first class division, while 1,617 passed in the second class upper division. “Also, 2,496 are in second class lower degree, 884 in third class, 274 in unclassified degrees in Medical Sciences and Pharmacy, just as 50 students had pass degree. Besides , the University will graduate a total of 71 students with the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in various disciplines.”
According to the Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering tops with the highest number of first class degrees, having 41 first class graduating students.