• Sun. Feb 25th, 2024

61-Year-Old Mr. Sobowale Emerges Overall Best Graduating Student At UNILAG’s Distance Learning Institute

In a remarkable feat, Mr. Sobowale Babatunde, aged 61, defies stereotypes and emerges as the overall best graduating student with a CGPA of 4.84 at the Distance Learning Institute (DLI), University of Lagos. This outstanding achievement challenges perceptions about age and showcases the triumph of dedication and intellectual prowess.

Hailing from Ogun State, Mr. Sobowale began his academic journey at DLI in 2016, enrolling in the Department of Management Sciences (B.Sc. Business Administration program). Throughout his studies, he displayed unwavering dedication, consistently achieving an impressive CGPA of 4.84. His academic excellence serves as a beacon of hope for those who may have doubted their abilities due to age or perceived limitations.

Beyond his current degree, Mr. Sobowale 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. Coupled with his professional experience in public service, he exemplifies a highly accomplished individual with diverse knowledge and expertise.

Known for his unassuming, articulate, and outgoing nature, Mr. Sobowale’s dedication to studies and disciplined personality embodies the spirit of excellence that DLI aims to cultivate. The Distance Learning Institute, under the leadership of Director Prof. Risikat Dauda, extends heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Sobowale, inspiring generations of students as UNILAG marks its 54th convocation ceremony.

DLI, an organ of the University of Lagos, operates Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programs, providing flexible, accessible, and quality higher education opportunities. Oke Olagoke, Institute Secretary, emphasizes DLI’s commitment to contributing to national and international development in education for all.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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