89 first class students have graduated from Babcock University during the institution’s convocation on Sunday.
2,113 students, consisting 1,807 undergraduate and 306 postgraduate studentss graduated from the school located at Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State.
Alexandria Braie, a 22-year-old student of the Accounting Department won the school president’s award for the overall best performances despite having the second best Cumulative Grade Point Average 4.90 of her set. The Punch reports.
The vice chancellor Prof. Ademola Tayo, remarked that Braie was the best graduating student following her outstanding academic performance, leadership traits and community and spiritual services.
Tayo told the graduating students to dedicate themselves to the transformation of the society: “Seek to serve rather than be served so that through you, God can increase,” he said.
The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, who lauded the institution’s achievements in the education and health sectors said:
“These children will define our future and we will adequately equip our youths. I urge you to be self-reliant and steadfast. Academic qualifications are not all that you need to succeed in life. Morals and character matter. Be ready to make positive difference because one day, we are going to answer the call of God.”