During the 26th convocation ceremony of Lagos State University (LASU) on June 22, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced a donation of N10 million to the best-graduating student, Aminat Yusuf Imoitsemeh. Gurustab reported on this development.
Aminat Yusuf, a Law student, achieved an exceptional feat by graduating with a CGPA of 5.0. Expressing his excitement about her accomplishment, Governor Sanwo-Olu personally donated N5 million to her and announced an additional N5 million donation from the State Government.
Addressing the audience, Governor Sanwo-Olu stated, “She got 5.0 in Law, Senior Advocate of Nigeria; we cannot conferee anything on her yet, but I think she deserves a round of applause. As a token of her brilliance, I will be giving her N5 million Naira, and the state government will give her an additional donation of N5 million.”
Last week, Governor Sanwo-Olu took to Twitter to acknowledge Aminat Yusuf’s achievement and commend her dedication and hard work. He also emphasized that the Lagos State Government will continue to recognize and encourage academic excellence. In his tweet, he said, “In Lagos, we value hard work, dedication, and excellence. Congratulations to Aminat Yusuf, a Law student at Lagos State University (LASU), for achieving a remarkable feat as the first undergraduate in 40 years to obtain a CGPA of 5.0. This is truly commendable! Your dedication and hard work have paid off. I am also thrilled to hear about the outstanding academic achievements of 282 students who achieved first-class honors in the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 sessions.”