Two Unilag graduating students attain 5.0 CGPA as 8,000 matriculate
Two graduating students of the University of Lagos have also recorded 5.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in 2015/2016 academic session, just like Ayodele Dada recorded same last year.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Rahamon Bello, named the two students as Miss Taiwo Bankole and Miss Ajoke Omotuyi.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Bello said both students are from the Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science and the Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, respectively.
“Both students, females, had also posted a `perfect score’ of 5.00 CGPA, thus matching the record set by Dada in 2014/2015 academic session,’’ he said.
He stressed that such feats were achievable by a dint of hard work and not a myth.
Giving a breakdown of the number of the matriculating students, the V-C said that 7,882 students, representing 18.69 per cent, met the admissions criteria after a thorough screening.
He explained that 38,140 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) applicants and 4,310 direct entries, totaling 42, 440 applicants, began the selection process.
He said that out of the figure, 25,883 candidates scored 200 and above at the UTME.