lagos —The University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akoka, will on Monday
graduate a student who has been graded ‘excellent’ in all the courses
taken while on campus.
The student, Ayodele
Daniel Dada finished
from the Department of
Psychology with 5.0
Cumulative Grade Point
The university’s Vice-
yesterday, during a pre-
briefing held at the
Chamber disclosed this to newsmen.
According to the VC, the university was glad to break another
academic ground, saying the candidate showed exceptional academic
He said that this means Ayodele scored As in all courses he took in
According to him, a total of 10,907 students will graduate with
degrees and diplomas during the convocation slated for 1st to 3rd of
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
According to the Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering tops with the
highest number of first class degrees, having 41 first class graduating
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. Ogbonnaya Onu on
Monday, February 28.