Oyindamola Omotuyi, from the department of

Systems Engineering, University of Lagos

(UNILAG), Akoka, has emerged the best

graduating student for the 2015/2016 session with

a cumulative GPA of 5.00.

In an interview with campusclique, the 22-year-old

who would be graduating on Tuesday, January 24,

speaks on how she achieved her grades.

Read excerpts from the interview below:

Was 5.00 GPA your target from the day you got

into Unilag?

Not at all. When I finished my first year, my

fellowship- The Redeemed Christian Fellowship had

overcomers award and encouraged us to do well

academically even spiritually so I was challenged by


Were you this exceptional when you were in

secondary school? Like you had straight A’s in your


I had 1st position from Jss1-Sss3. I also finished

as the best graduating student in my set. Though I

did not have straight As in WAEC but they were all


How easy was it to graduate with a 5.0?

Well, I must say it’s been God all through. He

provided wisdom at every point. Also, He brought

my coursemates and friends who helped me

immensely. The likes of Laurina, Rotimi, Gbemi,

Yemisi, Tofunmi, The 5, Squad45, Samah, Fesobi,

Bidemi, Queenette, TLP etc. I worked a lot with

people. It’s good to include that there were

challenges but the beautiful thing is that they

were for a short while. It was not easy but

considering the fact that God provided strength

all the way, I would say it was easy with God

This would be the second student from the

institution that would be graduating with a perfect


Last academic session, Ayodele Daniel Dada from

the department of Psychology, Faculty of Social

Sciences finished with a cgpa of 5.00.


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