Brilliant 5.0 CGPA Graduate Aminat Finally Gets N10m & 2 Other Things From Meeting with Sanwo-Olu

Brilliant 5.0 CGPA Graduate Aminat Finally Gets N10m & 2 Other Things From Meeting with Sanwo-Olu

Aminat Yusuf is a Nigerian lawyer who graduated with a 5.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in Law from Lagos State University (LASU).

She became the first LASU undergraduate to obtain a perfect CGPA of 5.0 in the university’s 40 years of existence.

She is also an Edo State indigene and was offered automatic employment by the Edo State Government.

Aminat was charged to be a role model
She was awarded the N10 million naira promised to her. Photo credit: Archive
Source: UGC

In this article, compiled three things that happened when Aminat met Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the Lagos government house on Thursday, 6 July 2023:

1. Received N10 million as promised

Aminat, the all-time best-graduating student, was rewarded with N10 million by Governor Sanwo-Olu for finishing with a perfect CGPA of 5.0 in Law.

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The governor had pledged the cash prize when he announced Aminat as the valedictorian at the university’s convocation ceremony.

2. Good time with the education-loving governor

She also had a relaxed chat with the governor about her background and journey.

Aminat, who was accompanied by her parents, Ibrahim Yusuf and Hajia Halimah, shared the story of how she rose to prominence through her brilliance and hard work.

She credited her parents for their unrelenting support and discipline, saying that making them proud was her way of paying back their sacrifices.

3. Charged to be a role model

Sanwo-Olu then charged the law graduate to be a role model for young people in vulnerable communities.

The governor praised Aminat for validating Lagos’ profile as the Centre of Excellence and urged her to use her voice and fame to promote scholarship among young people in disadvantaged areas.

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He also assured her that his administration would do its best to preserve quality education in the State-owned universities.

School celebrates lady who became first ever perfect score graduate in LASU

Meanwhile, reported that Aminat Yusuf was the first student to graduate with a perfect score of 5.0 CGPA from Lagos State University.

She studied Law and was among the 282 First Class graduates who would receive their degrees at the 26th combined convocation ceremony next week.

The Vice-Chancellor of LASU, Prof Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, announced this at a press conference on Wednesday.


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