Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has donated a two-bedroom bungalow and N2 million to the 2020 overall best graduating student of Lagos State University (LASU), Oladimeji Shotunde, an indigene of the state.
The governor made the announcement during a celebration of Ogun academic laureates 2021, held at the Obas Complex, Abeokuta, on Thursday, April 22.
Recall that the 22-year-old son of mechanic, broke the university’s 37-year record to emerge as the overall Best Graduating Student of the 2018/2019 academic session, with the highest CGPA (4.95) in the University’s history.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor also gifted Ademola Adeeko, of Baptist Boys High School, Abeokuta, winner of the 2020 African Union Continental Teacher’s Award, a two-bedroom bungalow.
The governor announced that the state government would also set up an education endowment fund for Faith Odunsi of the Ambassadors College, Ota, in Ogun, winner of the Global Open Mathematics Tournament.