Fifty seven students of the Lagos State University, LASU, have bagged First Class honours in the 2017/2018 session.
Two of the fifty-seven students emerged as the best overall students. They are Riwan Gbadamosi of the faculty of Engineering and Nneka Enumah of the faculty of Sciences.
The two overall best graduating students scored four point eight eight Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA. They were formally awarded the honours at the twenty-third Convocation of the institution held at the main campus in Ojo.
Addressing the graduating students, the Vice-Chancellor, LASU, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun said that it was the first time the University would be producing fifty-seven First Class graduates since the institution was established thirty-six years ago.
He noted that this achievement was an indication that the institution had channelled a new course in encouraging both lecturers and students to put in their best in their endeavors in the institution.
Prof. Fagbohun also attributed the successes being recorded in the Lagos State University to the peaceful coexistence among students and staff of the institution particularly, in last three years.
He also noted that the infrastructural development brought into the University campus by the Lagos State government and the Federal government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund had contributed immensely to the improvement of teaching and learning facilities in the institution.
Prof. Fagbohun who congratulates the First Class students for a job well done urged them to continue to do the University proud wherever they found themselves.
Speaking on behalf of other graduating students, one of the overall best graduating students, Ridwan Gbadamosi thanked the University authority for investing so much in the students.
He however, urged the government to invest more in the infrastructural development of the institution.