– 2023 UTME overall best in Nigeria awarded full scholarship to study Medicine in the University
A 400 level student of Godfrey Okoye University, yesterday 5th May 2023, emerged as the Institution’s Vice Chancellor for a day having emerged as the best student for the 2021/2022 academic year.
The University in the same vein announced that they are offering a full scholarship to the candidate with the overall best score in the 2023 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB, and Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UMTE) Lotanna Azuokeke.
The beneficiary of the scholarship, Anambra-born Lotanna Azuokeke, set a new record in the JAMB/UTME examinations by scoring 337 marks.
Azuokeke is said to be from Ọba in Idemmili South Local Government Area and a student of Bishop Otubelu Juniorate, Trans Ekulu, Enugu.
The candidate reportedly got 64 in English; Mathematics: 99; Physics: 86 and Chemistry: 88, totalling 337.
The Vice Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University Enugu, Rev. Fr. Christian Anieke said that Lotanna Azuokeke has been awarded the scholarship into University’s College of Medicine.
Speaking on the car gift to winner of the Vice Chancellor for one day, Vitalis Iloanuwusi, a 400L student of the university, Reverend Father Prof Anieke said Iloanwusi got a Cumulative Grade Point of 5.O in two semesters and emerged GOU VC for one day, setting the record as the first male student to win the position.
Reverend Father Prof. Anieke commended Iloanwusi for the extraordinary performance.
The Vice Chancellor said the youths needed a system that can harness their talents, stressing that they can do a lot and compete with their colleagues globally if they are given the needed support.
He said the university adopted the Vice Chancellor for one day to motivate students, pointing out that when the youths are challenged, they would do well for themselves and the society.
Reverend Father Prof Anieke noted that graduates of the University who were Vice Chancellor for one day are doing extremely well in life which he said is an indication that the programme was good.