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153 LASU students bagged First Class

"We are committed to providing our students with a world-class education and preparing them to become leaders in their respective fields."- Prof Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, mni, NPOM

LAGOS State University kicked off its 27th convocation ceremonies on Thursday, May 30, 2024, with staff sports activities and a press conference at the Babatunde Raji Fashola Senate Building.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello, announced that out of a total of 8,670 graduates,153 students graduated with First-Class honours degrees, 3,029 earned Second-Class upper degrees, 715 will receive Second-Class lower degrees, and 195 will graduate with non-classified degrees. Additionally, 228 students will graduate with passes.

The Vice-Chancellor expressed pride in the graduating class, stating, "This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our students and the quality of education provided at our institution."

The convocation ceremony will also honour eminent Nigerians for their contributions to the institution and the nation. Prince (Hon.) Tajudeen Oluyole Olusi and Prince (Dr.) Samuel Adedoyin will receive Honorary Doctoral degrees in recognition of their impact.


Olaniyi Mubarak Olawale, who will be graduating with an impressive CGPA of 4.98 from the Department of Educational Management, will be named the Overall Best Graduating student and will receive a special prize. The convocation lecture, titled "Embracing the Future: Navigating the Intersection of Technology and Humanity," will be delivered by the former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, CON, and chaired by former NUC Secretary and Professor Emeritus Peter Okebukola, OFR.


LASU's standing as a leading institution in Nigeria has been solidified, with the University ranked the third most subscribed in the country and the best in West Africa according to the UI GreenMetrics World University Rankings. The University has also expanded its infrastructure, with new facilities, such as the Femi Gbajabiamila Conference Centre, the LASU ACEITSE STEM Education Laboratory Building, and the Samuel Adedoyin ICT Centre Building.

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