It truly pays to be a first class student. This was Mr Daniel Ayodele Dada, the best graduating student of the University of Lagos in the 2014/15 session, who emerged with a CGPA of 5.00 on Tuesday went home with a monetary Award totaling 1.07 million Naira.
He won the Vice Chancellor’s Prize of N100, 000, the Dean’s Prize (Social Science) of N50, 000, and the HOD’s Prize (Psychology) of N25, 000.
He also received the Tony O. Elumelu Prize of N250, 000, and University of Lagos Parents Forum Prize of N50, 000.
The University of Lagos Alumni Association Prize of N100 000, which is usually awarded to the best graduate each year was, this year, increased to N500, 000 following Dada’s special achievement.
“Many companies have been requesting for my services. I won’t mention them but there are three solid offers now and I am currently on an internship with a global multinational company,” he said during his chat with newsmen after the convocation.