The Vice Chancellor University of Lagos, UNILAG , Professor Rahamon Ade Bello, Wednesday, said First Class graduates of the university will be offered automatic employment.
Delivering his convocation speech at the 2014 graduation ceremony held at the Multipurpose Hall, Bello said:
“The governing Council of the university, for the promotion of excellence in the university has approved that commencing from this year, the two best graduating students, with CGPA not less than 4.00 in each of our programmes, will be automatically employed as Graduate Assistants.”
He explained that the gesture will enable the retention of some of the institution’s best brains in the system while fostering Ph.D training at the university.
The Vice Chancellor who announced at the convocation that a total of 125 students graduated with First Class honors, maintained that the employment is for two graduates from each programme in the institution who scored a minimum of 4.00 CGPA.