Meet the UNILAG student who broke the school’s record, graduated with CGPA of 5.00


“A perfect score. This means he scored As in all courses he took in the programme. I congratulate the graduate with a First Class‎.”


Daniel Dada Ayodele, will be the star to watch out for during the 2014/2015 Convocation of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) next week.

He made a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.00, which the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Rahamon Bello described as a perfect score record during a pre-convocation briefing Wednesday.

Bello said the Psychology student is one of the 178 First Class students ‎that would graduate during the three-day convocation programme. ‎

This year, a record has been set. A graduating student in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Mr Ayodele Daniel Dada is graduating with a CGPA of 5.00.

“A perfect score. This means he scored As in all courses he took in the programme. I congratulate the graduate with a First Class‎.”

The first time in the history‎ in what seems to be the first of its kind in the history of Nigeria’s education system, the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akoka, will this year graduate a student who has been graded ‘excellent’ in all the courses taken while on campus.

The student, Ayodele Daniel Dada finished from the Department of Psychology.

This was disclosed Wednesday morning by the university’s Vice-Chancellor, during a pre-convocation media briefing held at the university’s Senate Chamber.

According to the VC, the university was glad to break another academic ground, saying the candidate showed exceptional academic prowess.

He said a total of 10,907 students will be graduating including 5,472 undergraduates and 5,435 postgraduates, adding that a total of 177 others will be bagging First Class degree‎ certificates along with Dada.

The convocation programmes, which has formally kicked off with the media briefing will also feature a convocation lecture to be delivered by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu on Monday, February 28.

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