“Count Yourselves Very Lucky”: Nigerian University LASU Admits 10,301 Students Out of Over 40,000 Applicants

“Count Yourselves Very Lucky”: Nigerian University LASU Admits 10,301 Students Out of Over 40,000 Applicants

  • Lagos State University (LASU), on Tuesday, June 13, conducted its 2022/2023 matriculation ceremony at the main campus, Ojo
  • LASU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, said 10,301 students out of over 40,0200 applicants were admitted
  • Olatunji-Bello reiterated the institution's commitment to producing graduates who will be catalysts in the Greater Lagos project

Ojo, Lagos state - The Lagos State University (LASU) has admitted 10,301 students out of over 40,0200 applicants that applied to the institution.

The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, disclosed this on Tuesday, June 13, at the institution’s 2022/2023 matriculation ceremony at the main campus in Ojo, Lagos, The Nation reported.

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Vice Chancellor of LASU, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, told newly admitted students to count themselves lucky. Photo Credit: Lagos State University, Info. Official Page
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Olatunji-Bello:

“You must count yourselves very lucky to be among the very few that applied. It is on this note that I will advise you to face your studies so as not to lose the huge opportunity of getting a university education.”

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She explained that LASU’s objective is to produce graduates who will be catalysts in the process of transforming the state to a Greater Lagos.

The VC noted that the university is committed to its policy of refunding 50 percent of tuition fees to students who consistently maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.50 every session.

Olatunji-Bello urged the students to strive for academic excellence and shun social vice.

She said:

“Avoid examination malpractices, do away with corruption and hooliganism and other vices that can expose you to danger as those found culpable will be dealt with in line with our disciplinary mechanisms.”

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Source: Legit.ng

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