Triumph of Dedication: 61-Year-Old Mr. Sobowale Emerges as Best Graduating Student at UNILAG’s Distance Learning Institute

The Distance Learning Institute (DLI) of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) proudly celebrates the academic achievement of 61-year-old Mr. Sobowale Babatunde, who has emerged as the overall best-graduating student for the 2021/2022 academic session. Mr. Sobowale, originating from Ogun State, demonstrated remarkable academic prowess by achieving a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.84 in the Department of Management Sciences, where he was enrolled in the B.Sc. Business Administration program since 2016.

Mr. Sobowale’s journey to academic excellence is marked by his unwavering dedication and thirst for knowledge. Alongside his recent academic achievements, he holds qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management, a Higher Diploma in Business Management Technology, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management. His rich academic and professional background paints the picture of a well-rounded and highly accomplished individual.

Beyond his academic accolades, those who know Mr. Sobowale describe him as unassuming, articulate, and hardworking, with a gentle and disciplined personality. His commitment to his studies and his loving nature make him a true embodiment of the spirit of excellence that DLI and UNILAG strive to cultivate.

The Distance Learning Institute, under the leadership of Prof. Risikat Dauda, along with the staff and students, extends heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Sobowale on this remarkable achievement. His story stands as an inspiration for lifelong learners, demonstrating that age is merely a number when it comes to pursuing educational aspirations.

The DLI of UNILAG is renowned for offering flexible, accessible, quality, affordable, and cost-effective degree programs, contributing extensively to national and international educational development. Mr. Sobowale’s success is a testament to the Institute’s commitment to providing higher education opportunities for all.

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