The management of Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, said that 76 students would be awarded first-class degrees as the university holds her 24th convocation ceremonies this month.
The Vice-Chancellor, LASU, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, who disclosed this during a pre-convocation press conference at the institution on Friday in Lagos, said that this was the highest in the history of the university. Fagbohun said that the significant rise in quality and class of the graduating students was a clear reflection of a conducive and stable environment.
The former Emir of Kano, Malam Lamido Sanusi, will be the Chairman of Convocation lecture, while Professor Benedict Oramah, President African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank, will deliver the convocation lecture.
The theme of the convocation lecture is “The future of Developing Economies In A Digital World”. According to Fagbohun, 6,485 will receive first degrees and diplomas while 2,620 students will receive higher degrees during the convocation. “The best graduating student for 2018/2019 academic session is Mr Oladimeji Shotunde from the Business Administration Department, Faculty of Management Sciences with CGPA of 4.95.