The 44th convocation of Obafemi Awolowo University held from the 11th to 13th of the month. The glorious ceremony started with a lecture at Oduduwa hall. Lawal Oluwafemi who bagged a 4.98 CGPA of 5.0 was awarded got a cash price of 100,000 naira amongst many other gifts.
Commenting on the feat, he stated "I graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University as the Best Graduating Student 17/18 session with a historic 4.98 CGPA of 5.0. Was also the Best Overall 4 times in ICAN professional exams with 14 awards.BSc Accounting & 22 academic awards in 4 years. Can only be God!"
It is worthy of note that this year a total of 7,209 students graduated, out of which 5,292 were undergraduates, while 1,917 are postgraduates. A total of 124 students in the institution graduated with first-class honours, leaving 1,795 students with second class honours (Upper Division), 2256 with second class (Lower Division), while 542 and 39 are graduated with third class and pass degrees respectively.
The ceremony was a success as many of the graduates came from different locations to celebrate. And as the known culture, most came bearing food and drinks.
We at OAU Peeps wish all the recent graduates the best life has to offer.