LASG Honours Student With Highest UTME Score In The State
The Lagos State Government (LASG) has honoured Dejo Segbenu, a science student at Lanre Awolokun High School in Gbagada, who scored the highest in the state during the recently concluded 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Lagos State Government (LASG
) has honoured Dejo Segbenu, a science student at Lanre Awolokun High School in Gbagada, who scored the highest in the state during the recently concluded 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Myschoolnews reports the Lagos State Education District II, located in Maryland, recognized Segbenu, who serves as his school’s assistant head Boy, for achieving a remarkable score of 352 out of 400 to emerge best in the state.
A breakdown of Segbenu's score revealed he scored 94 in Mathematics, 98 in Chemistry, 96 in Physics, and 64 in English Language.
Mrs. Anike Adekanye, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary of Education District II, visited the school to convey her congratulations and highlighted that Segbenu’s celebration symbolizes the positive outcomes resulting from Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu‘s dedicated efforts and investments in the education sector.
She said “The candidate with the UTME best result is being celebrated to encourage others to improve on their efforts. I must, however, commend the teachers and the entire Education District II family for their dedication to service.
“My joy knows no bounds, especially with the success and achievement of the district, as recorded so far. The district is known for good results and achievements such as winning the Best Teacher Award in the state, the Best Artisan Award, the Best Student Award, including the best WASSCE result, and winning the Spelling Bee Competition with the prize of becoming the One-Day Governor, among others.” she added.
Bayo Onifade, the Principal of Lanre Awolokun High School in Gbagada, expressed his gratitude to the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary of Education District II for her visit.
He praised both Segbenu and his teachers for their dedication and hard work, and encouraged other students to follow Segbenu’s example and strive for academic excellence.
In his own statement, Segbenu attributed his outstanding achievement to his unwavering commitment to hard work and diligent studying.