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LASU Retains THE Ranking As Second Best University In Nigeria

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The Lagos State University (LASU), for the second time, has been rated as the Second Best University in Nigeria by the Times Higher Education (THE) World Ranking.

According to the list of 2021 Emerging Economies University Rankings released by THE on Tuesday, the University of Ibadan (UI) came first in Nigeria followed by LASU and University of Lagos (UNILAG) in the second and third places, respectively.

This development was contained in a statement signed by the varsity’s Coordinator Centre for Press and Public Relations (CIPPR), Mr. Ademola Adekoya, on Wednesday.

The statement said the Acting Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, Prof. Oyedamola Oke received the great news with delight.

In his congratulatory message, Prof. Oke, unequivocally expressed that the new status of the University was heartwarming, and a further attestation to the quality teaching, research exploits and robust service delivery in the institution.

The Acting Vice Chancellor applauded the invaluable and immeasurable contributions of all stakeholders including, the Lagos State Government, members of staff (Teaching and Non – Teaching), and world class students towards the newest ranking of the Institution.

He added that the feat would have unattainable without the unwavering support and commitment of all stakeholders to the “LASU Project”, while urging the members of staff and students to be steadfast, continue to keep faith, work and walk with the University Management in her desire to claim the University’s pride of place among the comity of Universities not only in Nigeria, but the world at large.

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