Lagos State University, LASU best graduating students wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) seven times before gaining admission into the institution.
Remilekun Orefunwa, was on Wednesday declared the best-graduating student of the 2015/2016 academic session of the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.74.
Orefunwa, who is pregnant with her first child, was declared the overall best-graduating student by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, during the 21st convocation of the institution.
In her remarks, Orefunwa said she had attempted JAMB’s exams up to seven times, “in a bid to gain admission into the university, without success.” She further stated that she had at a point given up, but for the encouragement she received from her sister.
“The unrelentless encouragement from my elder sister eventually saw me gaining admission into the University in 2012 to study Accounting Education.”