- Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, has expressed delight at Lawal Olufemi on his impressive academic achievements
- Olufemi, a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, finished with a historic 4.98 CGPA of 5.0 and emerged as the institution's best graduating student for the 2017/18 academic session
- The brilliant graduate had also emerged as the overall best four times in the ICAN professional examinations with 14 awards
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has congratulated Lawal Olufemi on his impressive academic achievements as he graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Olufemi on Saturday, December 14, shared his academic feat on Twitter, indicating that he graduated as the best graduating student for the 2017/18 academic session with a historic 4.98 CGPA of 5.0.
Legit.ng gathers that Olufemi had also emerged as the overall best four times in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) professional examinations with 14 awards.
The outstanding graduate bagged First Class in Accounting (BSc) with 22 academic awards.
Dabiri-Erewa, who also graduated from OAU, was impressed with Olufemi's achievements as she expressed her delight at the new graduate on Twitter.
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In a related development, Legit.ng reports that Mary Ofure Ebhomielen, a graduate of Computer Science recently emerged as the best graduating student from the University of Ibadan, with an impressive CGPA of 7.0.
This was announced by the vice-chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof. Abel Idowu Olayinka, on the first day of the 2019 Convocation ceremonies held at the International Conference Centre.
In her brief speech, Ebhomielen, who congratulated her fellow graduates, noted that they were being celebrated because they had burnt the midnight candles.
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