In what is another win for Lagos State University, a recent graduate of the institution, Marcus Oreoluwa Akinmade, has emerged as the Overall Best Qualifying Candidate in Nigeria at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) May 2023 Diet Examination.
The graduate of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Sciences of the University, cleared all five (5) papers in one sitting, scoring the overall average highest among all the candidates that took the professional examinations.
Little wonder, Akinmade was the star at the just concluded 72nd Induction Ceremony of the Institute, which was held on Tuesday, 5th December 2023, as he received three awards for his uncommon feat. The awards included; the ICAN Merit Prize for 1st Overall Professional Level, the Akintola Williams Deloitte and Touche Prize for Best Qualifying Candidate in a Diet; and the Comfort Olujumoke Eyitayo Prize for Best Qualifying Male Candidate in a Diet. The awards were presented by the ICAN president, Dr. Innocent Okwuosa, FCA.
Akinmade graduated from the Lagos State University with First Class Honours on a CGPA of 4.76 in the 2020/2021 Academic Session.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello, mni, NPOM, congratulates Oreoluwa and notes that the University is proud of his feat.