Best graduating student in OAU gets 100k Naira Award Prize, Nigerians react.


Lawal Oluwafemi emerged the best graduating student in Obafemi Awolowo University scoring a 4.98 CGPA of 5.0 from the department of Accounting and he was rewarded with the sum of One Hundred Thousand Naira (100,000).

OAU Overall Best Graduating Student

In his words, he said;

2 days ago, I graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University as the Best Graduating Student 17/18 session with a historic 4.98 CGPA of 5.0.
Was also the Best Overall 4 times in ICAN professional exams with 14 awards.
BSc Accounting & 22 academic awards in 4 years. Can only be God!


However, social media users, while congratulating him,were not pleased after taking notice of the cash prize he recieved

Wale Adetona wrote ;

Ohh wow. Congratulations, Femi. Is that 100K I just saw there? Sigh! This country

Davies Tolu wrote ;

Less than $280. For such exceptional brilliance!

What do you expect of a country that undervalues education, spits on quality, discourages hard work, but embraces mediocrity and nepotism?

Misplaced priorities everywhere.



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