A student of the Faculty of Law at the Lagos State University (LASU), Aminat Imoitesemeh Yusuf, has emerged as the Best Graduating Student for the 2021/2022 academic session with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.00, bringing an end to LASU’s 40-year history.
This information was disclosed by the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at a media briefing to herald the 26th convocation ceremony and 40th-anniversary celebration of the institution.
Olatunji-Bello stated that Yusuf’s unparalleled dedication and unyielding pursuit of excellence earned her the coveted honour, which would be accompanied by a N500,000 cash prize from the University Management.
Olatunji-Bello also announced Lopez Feyisayo Divine of the Department of Physiology, at the University’s College of Medicine, as the Best Graduating Student for the 2020/2021 academic session with a 4.91 CGPA.
The duo would be officially announced and honoured at the convocation ceremony on June 21, 2023.
While the VC congratulated families and departments of the Best Graduating Students, she disclosed that there are a total of 282 First-Class students in the two academic sessions, which is the highest number of First-Class honors in 40 years.