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“I Didn’t Have a Girlfriend” Unilag 1st Class Graduate Ayodele Dada Shares the Secret Behind His 5.0 CGPA


Recently we wrote about Ayodele Daniel Dada– the young man who graduated with a 5.0 GPA from Unilag. He got As in all the subjects he took while in the University

Well, there are new updates on the young man.

He is currently running his internship at a top multinational and has 3 solid job offers from top companies.

All this he revealed during his valedictory speech which he gave at the convocation ceremony. On the same day, Dada carted home prizes worth N1 million for his sterling performance. He won eight awards of various categories, including the Vice Chancellor’s award for the best graduating student, worth N600 000.  He also got N500 000 from the UNILAG Alumni Association, which was presented by the National president, Dr Sunny Kuku.

More interesting are the details of his lifestyle he shared that bagged him a 5.0 CGPA. He noted that “you don’t have to be a genius to get the results of a genius”.

These are some of the things he shared;

  • “I did private tutoring for my colleagues and my juniors while in school and they paid me for it. It was useful for me even in my own academics. I got the advantages both academically and financially,
  • I was a social person throughout school. I attended birthday parties, cinemas, I had so many movies on my laptop and I was sharing them with my colleagues, as I was sharing notes as well.


  • “I have fond memories. I was the head of my final year planning committee for dinners, symposium, and was involved in a lot of other things


  • I had close friends but I did not want to have to deal with a lot of things at the same time. I was working and schooling. You don’t have to be a genius to get the results of a genius. Just target excellence always.

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