Best graduating student in OAU gets N100k award prize, social media users react

Best graduating student in OAU gets N100k award prize, social media users react

- Lawal Olufemi recently emerged as the best graduating student from Obafemi Awolowo University

- Olufemi who shared the good news on social media was rewarded with the sum of N100k by the school

- Many social media users have since reacted to the post, criticising the varsity for the type of reward given

Achieving an impressing academic feat is never easy and often comes with a lot of sacrifices and sleepless nights. This is why many intellectuals are celebrated whenever they emerge top in their various studies of life.

A Nigerian man identified as Lawal Olufemi recently took to social media to celebrate after he emerged as the best graduating student in Obafemi Awolowo University with a historic 4.98 CGPA of 5.0 from the department of accounting.

Sharing photos on Twitter, he said was the best overall 4 times in ICAN professional exams with 14 awards. He attributed his success to God. He wrote: "Can only be God!"

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The post immediately went viral with over 23,000 likes.

However, some social media users while congratulating him, took notice of the amount of the cheque, Lawal was given and they were left in utter disbelief.

See some reactions below:

With determination and focus, indeed nothing is impossible to achieve. Raising a family is never an easy thing to do, especially when one has to juggle between that and schooling. reported about a Nigerian mum who did not let anything stop her. According to her daughter, Sophie Bello who shared the news, she went back to school after having four kids. She completed her B.Sc, M.Sc and most recently, her PhD.

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