- A Nigerian man, Awoleke Samuel, finished at Ekiti State University with first-class, becoming the best graduating student
- The man who completed his studies at EKSU with a 4.85 CGPA said God helped him to overcome his challenges
- Many people thronged his comment section with 'congratulations; as Awoleke looked toward the future with great hope
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A young Nigerian man, Awoleke Samuel, has gone online to share that he finished Ekiti State University (EKSU) in style.
In a post on his LinkedIn page, he revealed that he graduated from EKSU with a 4.85 CGPA in geology and emerged the overall best graduating student in his department and school.
God gave me what I wanted
Awoleke added that though the path to success was fraught with challenges, God gave him the kind of honour he wanted.
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Sharing his success secret, he said that focus and determination were his watchwords. The first-class graduate thanked everyone who supported him.
Looking towards the future with hope
The young Nigerian stated that though the next phase of his life will be more challenging, he believes everything will be alright.
At the time of writing this report, his post has gathered over 1,000 comments with thousands of likes.
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the reactions below:
Ebube Evangeline said:
Agih Roseline said:
Chiwendu Favour said:
Revd Joseph Oreofe said:
"Congrats,the Lord will take you to your high places in Jesus name."
After Overcoming Adversity, Black Lady Becomes Her Family's First Graduate and Doctor
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that on her journey to earning a degree, Lerato Jaca triumphed adversity to achieve her goals, becoming the first person in her family to bag a degree in 2020.
She understood what it meant for a Black girl to glean such a feat, more so, make history.
In a post on Twitter, Jaca disclosed that she graduated from the University of Cape Town, UCT, making history as her family's first graduate and doctor.
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