61-year-old Nigerian man, Sobowale Babatunde has emerged as the overall best graduating student from the University of Lagos Distance Learning Institute (UNILAG).

The extraordinary accomplishment of Sobowale Babatunde was shared by the institution on their official page on X (formerly Twitter) on the 24th of Jan 2024.

Graduating with an impressive CGPA of 4.84, Sobowale Babatunde has proved that age is no barrier to excellence

61-year-old man stuns many, finishes with 4.84 CGPA from UNILAG, emerges as overall best graduating studentUNILAG, in describing him as a “trailblazer who shattered stereotypes,” commended his dedication, resilience, and commitment to his academic pursuits.

According to the school’s official handle, he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management.

Many netizens have flocked to the school’s official page comment section to express their admiration, with numerous congratulations pouring in.

Netizens Reactions…

@Hardeydunni said; “Wow…I know this papa, his in my department biz admin. Congratulations sir.”

@ItheMisfit_ said; “@blaqdgrapher see your mate oooo.

@Mhiz_horlyday said; “Wow, no dream is unachievable when you are intentional about it.”

@lordbanz12 said; “Baba no wan gree for anybody, congrats.”

@DinebariB said; “Many congratulations Sir. This is amazing.”

@CallMeSmallie said; “Wow! This is beautiful. Congratulations, Mr Sobowale!”


@TheBlackOla said;  “Congratulations sir but school is scam in Nigeria.

@Eshor_Jerry said; “Congratulations sir; he didn’t come to play.”

@MDJo30940 said; “Wow…. Fantastic, Great achievement!”

@Samtech112 said: “I love the way best graduating students are been celebrated this will make the society a better place.” 

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