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23-year-old emerges best graduating student of Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU)

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A 23-year-old, Joseph Temitope, has emerged as the best student of the 2018/2019 graduating set of Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State, with a CGPA of 4.80.

Temitope, who graduated from the Department of Computer Science, emerged the best overall student for the academic session.

Speaking with newsmen, Temitope said he achieved the feat because he sacrificed pleasures for hard work.
He said he was determined to focus fully on his academic works before gaining admission to the university, having heeded to his parents’ advice to avoid distractions.

According to him, the university has moulded him on making waves in the competitive world, promising that he would go ahead with a higher degree programme after his compulsory one-year national service.

In his remarks, Dr Ademola Odunaiya, the Chancellor of the university, said that the first set of students admitted into the school graduated in 2010.

Speaking in the same vein, the Vice-Chancellor of JABU, Prof. Kola Sonaike, said the institution was graduating 528 students under different categories for the 2018/2019 academic session.
He said 501 students were graduating with a first degree while 27 students were for Postgraduate Diploma and Masters degree.

NAN reports that the Speaker of the House of Representatives,Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State; Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; and the Speaker of Lagos House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa were all given honorary awards.

Others are the Managing Director of Bovas and Company Ltd., Mrs Victoria Samson, and the Chief Executive Officer of Chemstar Group of Companies

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