The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Rahamon Bello, has on Friday revealed that of the 10,600 graduating students for the 2014 session, 125 had finished in the First Class Division.
This disclosure was made known during the convocation media briefing in Lagos.
It was also disclosed that the event for the award of degrees, higher degrees, Diploma, certificates and prizes, would hold from April 27 to April 30.
According to Bello, 1,664 of the students bagged the Second Class Upper Division while 2,827 were in the Second Class Lower Division.
Bello said that 963 others would be graduating in the Third Class Division; 90 with Pass degrees while 167 others would be under the unclassified degrees in Medicine and Pharmacy.
“I am also proud to announce Mr Korede Akinpelu of the Department of Chemical Engineering as the best graduating student of the university with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.96.
“Mr Sedan Shittu of the Department of Finance is the second best graduating student with a CGPA of 4.91,” he said.
Bello said the institution would also be graduating 103 Doctors of Philosophy (Ph.Ds.), 4,330 with Masters’ degrees and 331 with Postgraduate Diplomas from its School of Postgraduate Studies.