In the next two weeks, the Lagos State University (LASU) would have cleared over 3,000 students from its External System for graduation. Of the number, the university has already sorted out 1,071 results, and now aims to clear an additional 2,000 within a fortnight, says chairperson of Task Force (TF) on LASU Eternal System (LASUES), Prof Cordelia Nwaboku.
When completed, it would bring the number of students whose results have been cleared to 6,071. This is in addition to 2,500 results cleared in April before the TF started its work in earnest. Addressing reporters at the university Senate at the weekend, Nwaboku said the university’s ICT team developed three software applications that helped the TF address issues of students’ identities and results.
Ag. Director of ICT, Dr Moses Akanbi, said the applications allow students to view their results, print, and access requirement for graduation. Before Prof Lanre Fagbohun became VC in January, LASUES, had been enmeshed in scandals ranging from admission racketeering, missing results, financial fraud, poor academic workers, and inability of many students in the system to graduate after many years. Nwaboku said now, all students’ records since LASUES began, as well as their results and graduating status have been uploaded on a dedicated website, http://dpu.lasu.edu.ng. She said they can also fill a complaint form on the website if they have grievances…Read more