KNUST: Former Student Bashiru Nabubie Earns PhD In Mathematics And Statistics From Curtin University

KNUST: Former Student Bashiru Nabubie Earns PhD In Mathematics And Statistics From Curtin University

  • A driven Ghanaian man, Dr Bashiru Nabubie, has bagged a Mathematics and Statistics PhD from Curtin University in Australia
  • The former KNUST student recalls the childhood and teenhood difficulties he overcame on his path to the academic feat
  • After making public the achievement on Facebook, people have posted congratulations to celebrate him

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A determined Ghanaian man, Dr Bashiru Nabubie, has graduated with a doctoral degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Curtin University in Australia.

Dr Nabubie defeated mountains of childhood and teenhood inadequacies to achieve the milestone.

Photos of Dr Bashiru Nabubie.
Former KNUST student bags PhD in Mathematics and Statistics from Curtin University. Photo credit: IB Nabubie.
Source: Getty Images

Overcoming the challenges

According to him, he received early education at Lambussie LA Primary School in Ghana's Upper West Region before heading to Lambussie Junior Secondary School.

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Nabubie, however, could not write his name and had to return to repeat primary six at the 5th Battalion Primary School in Burma Camp.

Despite all odds, he remained committed to his education and has obtained a PhD!

''Today, through diligent effort, determination, resilience and prayers,[I have] graduated with a PhD in Mathematics and Statistics, specialising in Financial Mathematics, from Curtin University in Australia.
''The journey towards obtaining this PhD has been a profoundly humbling experience,'' a Facebook message read.

He extended a heartfelt gratitude to all those who supported him throughout the endeavour, particularly his wife, Dr Esther Nabubie.

Dr Nabubie studied Computer Iliteracy at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and subsequently received a Financial Engineering master's degree from Mälardalen University, Sweden.

Read the post below:

A screenshot of Dr Bashiru Nabubie's post on Fcaeboo.
Former KNUST student bags PhD In Mathematics and Statistics from Curtin University. Picture credit: IB Nabubie.
Source: Facebook

Ghanaians react to the post selected some of the comments.

Esther Adama mentioned:

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Congratulations. Super proud of your achievement! Wishing you more wins!

Bediako Baidoo Ebenezer said:

Congratulations, Dr.

IB Nabubie replied:

Bediako Baidoo Ebenezer thank you.

Nuhaila Issaka Koray mentioned:

Congratulations to you, Dr Bashiru Nabubie. More wins.

IB Nabubie replied:

Nuhaila Issaka Koray Amen and thank you.

Adams Bhabinu commented:

Congratulations, bro.

Shaibu Karimu Bayugo said:

Congratulations, bro. We are proud of you.

IB Nabubie replied:

Shaibu Karimu Bayugo thank you, bro.

IB Nabubie replied:

Thank you.

Addison Eugene said:

Congratulations! Wow! Really from humble beginnings with a very humble spirit.

IB Nabubie posted:

Addison Eugene, many thanks.

Bamie Hafiz-deen commented:

Congratulations, bro.

Victor Nunfam said:

Congratulations to you, fresh Doc. God bless all your efforts and achievements. Cheers

IB Nabubie replied:

Victor Nunfam, many thanks, Dr.

Jennifer Asiedu commented:

Congratulations, sir. Thank you for being a blessing in my SHS journey. Mr Bash.

IB Nabubie replied:

Jennifer Asiedu, thanks.

Yaw Dawson said:

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We thank God, you made it.

Baloroo Baakye Abdul-Rashid said:


Patrick Ampomah posted:

Congratulations, my friend.

Abdul-Sallam Bamie said:

Congratulations, bro!

Abdul Ghaffar Adam commented:

Congratulations, Dr Bash. It was great catching up with you and such an incredible story of resilience. You deserve every bit of it.

Former Nifa SHS student bags master's degree

Similarly, reported that a former Nifa Senior High School (NISEC) student, Afia Mai Amoah, graduated with a master's degree from the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom.

She earned an MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management degree. Amoah took to social media to bask in the glory of her accomplishment.

Since celebrating the accomplishment on Facebook, people have showered encomiums on her.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at as a human interest editor. You can reach him via