Medical student gets 19 awards in Uniben

Medical student gets 19 awards in Uniben

A medical student at the University of Benin (Uniben) has broken records, even as he got 19 awards at the institution's last convocation ceremony.

The student, Pius Ehiremen Ojemolon was the toast of the day, as he was called upon severally to receive his awards.

Medical student gets 19 awards in Uniben
Pius Ehiremen Ojemolon has been described as a genius as he was the recipient of 19 awards at the last Uniben convocation.

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Nigeria has so many genius's like Pius Ehiremen, many of them doing the nation proud even in the diaspora. Only recently, a young and talented boy from Ebonyi state, Ihere-serg Mascot, assembled a car which is powered by solar energy.

The 16-year-old boy said his car does not emit gas neither does it use fuel.

According to one Facebook user, Hon Agwu Francis, Mascot presented the car to Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi state at the government house, Abakaliki.

In a similar vein, Yusuf Ololade Faidat a graduate of the University of Ilorin has won 19 prizes for her academic performance.

Daily Trust reports that the lady who is in her early 20s was the star graduate at the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences and was recognised at the ceremony held on Saturday, October 22.

She received the N20,000 prize from the senate for being the best student in her faculty and N10,000 for being the best graduate in her department.

She also got the prizes for best student in the departments of Behavioural Sciences, Pathology, Community medicine, Paediatrics and child health, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and gynaecology and Surgery.


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