Adenike-Babalola Breaks Record, Graduates with 4.0 CGPA from Lagos Polytechnic

Omoshalewa Adenike Babalola

The robust lady, Omoshalewa Adenike Babalola, has made history as the first to graduate with the maximum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 at the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH).Omoshalewa, who is a Science Laboratory graduate, was the cynosure of all eyes at the 24th convocation of the polytechnic last Thursday.

The valedictorian was presented with prizes at the event graced by
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode (rep by his Deputy, Dr Oluranti Adebule), the Ayangburen of Ikorodu Oba Kabiru Shotobi, Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi and former Group Managing Director of Chams Plc Mr Ademola Aladekomo, among others.The ceremony at the school auditorium started at 10am with the procession of graduands and the principal officers led by the Rector, Dr. Samuel Sogunro.

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Dr. Sogunro said Omoshalewa is the first student to graduate with the maximum CGPA. The rector assured that the school would offer her a job after her National Youth Service.

The school graduated 8,519 students. Of the number, 263 graduated with distinction.

Oba Ogunwusi, Oba Shotobi and Aladekomo were conferred with fellowship awards in recognition of their support for the school.

Omoshalewa, who spoke on behalf of other graduands, hailed the polytechnic staff for their guidance. She added that her feat was unbelievable, saying: “I never had it so easy.”


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