Sanwo-Olu Rewards LASU’s Best Graduating Student with N10m


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday personally gave the best-graduating student of Lagos State University, LASU, Miss Aminat Imoitesemeh Yusuf a cash of N5 million for her outstanding performance.

In the same vein, Sanwo-Olu also announced an additional N5 million from the Lagos State Government to reward the 23-year-old fresh Law graduate’s remarkable accomplishment.

Yusuf graduated from the Lagos State
University (LASU) as the institution’ best student of all time, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.0 on a scale of 5.0.

She became the university’s valedictorian at its 26th convocation held at Ojo campus.

The graduation ceremony also marked the 40th anniversary of the establishment of LASU by the late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande.

At the ceremony, former governor of the state, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola; Chief of Staff to the President, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; former Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and First Lady of Lagos, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu were conferred with honorary Doctorate alongside seven eminent Nigerians.

Sanwo-Olu hailed the university for being steadfast in its commitment to providing high-quality graduates and skilled manpower to meet the socio-economic needs of the State and the country, noting that the institution had
recorded a catalogue of achievements and recognition both locally and globally.

The Governor commended the school
leadership team, led by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, whom he described as “a competent, administration-savvy academic”, for maintaining uninterrupted academic sessions, and also for promoting research and teaching in line
with global best standards.


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