The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state. has been ranked the best university in Nigeria by Webometrics.
The latest web ranking of world universities conducted by the Cybermetrics Lab of Spain, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), OAU was rated as the best in the country
A statement by the insitution’s spokesperson, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, stated that in the newest ranking, which was released last Monday, “Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, was placed, ranked and rated as the best University in Nigeria, while the Universities of Lagos and Ilorin came a distant 2nd and 3rd in positions.
” This is the first time in the history of higher education in Nigeria where a particular university, like OAU, would maintain been the first and the best in the country for more than four consecutive times.”
The statement quoted the institution’s Vice- Chancellor, Prof. Bamitale Omole, as applauding the ranking and ascribing the first position which OAU has been maintaining for the past years to the hard work and dedication to duty of the academic, administrative and technical staff.
He said the midas touch of the staff has placed the university far and above more than one hundred (100) other universities in Nigeria.
Got a news tip/information for us? Email email@example.com
Follow us on twitter @thesheetng
BBM Channel: C0042057A
Like us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com / The Sheet
This is a 2015 Copyright of thesheet.ng. You may wish to request express approval from thesheet.ng to republish