Obaseki John Folorunsho Eseiwi Emerge UNIBEN Best Graduating Student

Obaseki John Folorunsho Eseiwi has emerged the best graduating student at the University of Benin (UNIBEN) with a Cummulative Grade Point of 4.96.

He also gave the valedictory speech at the convocation ceremony which held on 24th of  November, 2017, the convocation had in attendance the university’s chancellor, HRM Emir Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido II, Emir of Kano.

Obaseki John Folorunsho Eseiwi graduated from the Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences. He surpassed slightly Tochukwu Okafor of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with a CGPA of 4.95.

Awards won by Tochukwu Okafor include:

  • Best Graduating Student, University of Benin.
  • Dean’s Prize to the Best Graduating Student in academic performance, Faculty of Engineering.‎
  • Department Prize to the Best Graduating Student, Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering.
  • Nigerian Society of Engineers Prize to the Best Overall Graduating Student in the Faculty of Engineering.
  • Arch. Aminu Abubakar Prize to the Best Graduating Student in the Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering.
  • Nicholas and Victoria Osifo Memorial Scholarship to the Best Graduating Student in Engineering.

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