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Sanwo-Olu, LASG Reward Record-Breaking LASU Student With ₦10M

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has rewarded the Lagos State University (LASU) record-breaking graduating Law student, Aminat Yusuf with a sum of N10 million.

Sanwo-Olu rewarded Yusuf who obtained a CGPA of 5.0 with the money on Thursday at the 26th convocation ceremony of the institution at the Ojo-Iyana Iba area of Lagos State.

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The governor announced a personal donation of N5 million and another N5 million from the Lagos State government for Yusuf who broke a 40-year-old record at LASU.

A student of the Faculty of Law in LASU, Yusuf emerged the best graduating student for the 2021/2022 academic session with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.0.

Her feat has not gone unnoticed as a Lagos monarch, the Oniba of Iba Kingdom, Oba Sulaimon Adeshina Raji gave her N2 million and promised her full sponsorship through Law School.

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The Vice Chancellor of LASU, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, had said last week that Yusuf will be rewarded with N500,000 cash prize.

Mrs Olatunji-Bello noted that the university would graduate 10,183, of which 282 students obtained First Class in different fields.

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She explained that while Ms Yusuf tops the first-class graduates for the 2021/2022 academic session, Feyisayo Lopez from the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine emerged as the best for the 2020/2021 session with a 4.91 CGPA.


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