125 First Class, as UNILAG Graduates 10,600 Students
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) will issue various degree certificates to about 10,600 students during the 2013/2014 academic session Convocation ceremonies scheduled to hold from 28th to 30th April, 2015.
The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Rahamon Bello, who gave the information at the pre-convocation briefing said that 125 of the graduating students bagged First Class degrees.
In a further break-down of the results, the VC said that another 1,664 students bagged Second Class Upper Division while 2,827 were in the Second Class Lower Division.
Bello said that 963 others would be graduating in the Third Class Division; 90 with Pass degrees while 167 others would be under the unclassified degrees in Medicine and Pharmacy.
He added that the institution would also be graduating 103 Doctors of Philosophy (Ph.Ds.), 4,330 with Masters’ degrees and 331 with Postgraduate Diplomas from its School of Postgraduate Studies.
The VC announced that Mr Korede Akinpelu of the Department of Chemical Engineering emerged the best graduating student of the university with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.96 while Mr Sedan Shittu of the Department of Finance is the second best graduating student with a CGPA of 4.91.
He also said that honorary degrees would be conferred on emeritus professors of the university, including some eminent Nigerians, for their outstanding contributions to education and quality of life in Nigeria.
Some of the awardees include retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, Mr Gamaliel Onosode and Pastor Enoch Adeboye.