Look at that.
The best graduating student of Crawford University, Igbesa in Ogun has
shared his victory. Oluwatimilehin ‘Dipo Sotubo, 21, finished with an
astounding 4.91 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), the highest in the
school, and he tells of the trials that pushed him to succeed.
He said :
“I was not always a
brilliant student, ” I failed my WASSCE and passed the second time. I was an
average student. I just told myself that it was time I sat up and become the
best so I dedicated all my time to reading to be the best; that was how I made
The Nation report:
Beneath the smiles, he was
bustling with happiness about graduating with a of 4.91 – the highest in
the university. Considering that he was an average student in secondary school,
who could not make the requisite papers in the West African Senior School
Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in his first attempt, it was a great
Dipo won the Ernest
Shonekan’s Prize for the graduating student with the most outstanding behaviour
in and outside the university; Professor Peter Okebukola Science Foundation
Prize for the best overall graduating student.
Mrs Ngozi Osueke’s Prize
for the best behaved graduating male student; Parents’ Forum Prize for overall
best graduating student; Remi Olowude Prize for the graduating student with the
best overall result in economics;
Parents’ Forum Prize for the best graduating student in the college of
Business and Social Science; Pa Simon Ajetumobi Foundation Award for the best
graduating student in the College of Business and Social Sciences; and the
Departmental Prize for the best graduating student in economics.