- Chioma Ajunwa has bagged a Masters Degree in the University of Lagos
- Ajunwa who is Nigeria's first Olympic gold medalist was part of the thousand who had their convocation on Thursday, April 4, in Unilag
- It was at the Atlanta 1996 Olympics Chioma Ajunwa recorded her names in the history books
Chioma Ajunwa who is Nigeria's first Olympic gold medalist has added another feather to her wings after obtaining a Masters Degree from the University of Lagos.
The 48-year-old who specialized in long jump was among thousands of students who had their convocation on Thursday, April 4, at the University of Lagos' campus.
According to the report, Chioma Ajunwa was elated after being given her certificate of honor in Lagos.
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She thanked all friends, associates and family members who followed her to grace the occasion at the University of Lagos.
Ajunwa played football for the Nigerian women's team and was a member of The Falcons during the Women's World Cup in 1991, but as she was constantly benched her skill was seldom used.
Following her Olympic gold medal at Atlanta 96, Ajunwa was given a national award as Member of the Order of Niger (MON) by the then Head of State of Nigeria Sani Abacha.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigeria's first ever individual gold medalist at the Olympics Chioma Ajunwa was promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police.
Ajunwa itched her name in history at the Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games with her victory in the long jump event.
The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force confirmed the promotion of the former long jumper.
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