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Mr Lanre Biobaku, a lecturer in Lagos State University (LASU) has called on undergraduates to focus on their academics or risk affecting their future adversely by being carried away by social media.

Mr Lanre who lectures in the Department of Communication, said social media has made many graduates seek the easy way, thereby seeing entertainment excellence as the height of achievement. “Undergraduates should remain focused and committed, as the rush for entertainment excellence occasioned via social media, will fade. 

Again, I disagree with the assertion that academic excellence is not accorded the same recognition as entertainment excellence. What you see is that entertainment excellence is usually over hyped but less enduring. 

While academic excellence is more enduring and prestigious even though it is less financially rewarding.” 
“So, for undergraduates to achieve academic excellence and avoid being unduly exposed to social vices, they have to concentrate, more rigorously, on studying and research.” He concluded