The Lagos state university (LASU) has called on former students who graduated over 10 years ago to collect their certificates before October 21.
Any alumni who fails to adhere will have to pay a fine of N15,000.
According to the university, there are 24,734 certificates belonging to students who graduated with diplomas and degrees gathering dust in the office of the registry.
Adekoya Martins, acting head, centre for information, press and public relation, LASU, spoke on behalf of the university on their chosen course of action and sanction.
“Before you know it, some the graduates of the university will be clamouring that LASU is withholding their certificates.
“Now that the certificates have been signed and released for collection, only a few are coming for it.
“Collection of certificates commenced on Sept. 26 and it will end on Oct.21.
“Payment for late collection after the stipulated period of four weeks, after Friday, 21st October, is N15, 000 only,’’ he said.
Certificates are available for collection at the Certificate Unit of the Exams and Records at the University Registry.
There is a breakdown of the certificates and the faculties affected in the bulleting the university put out.
Graduates are encouraged to visit the university website for more information.
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