- A Nigerian couple, Habiba Muhammed and Yamusa Bello, continue to remain celebrated after graduating same time from a university in Malaysia a year ago
- The couple both bagged their doctorate degrees on the same day as they came tops of their classes
- To celebrate their academic prowess, they were each given an award as a mark of excellence
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The story of a Nigerian couple who were celebrated in far-away Malaysia for academic excellence has continued to reverberate a year after.
Habiba Muhammed and Yamusa Bello proved that loving someone also means growing and succeeding with the person.
Legit.ng came across the romantic and success story of the Nigerian couple who achieved a milestone in their lives together. The couple bagged their doctorate degrees on the same day in Malaysia.
According to Habiba who spoke to Legit.ng, the couple graduated on Monday, April 29, 2019, from the University of Technology in Malaysia.
The lovebirds both received their degrees on the same day and graduated on the same day. The two were also awarded the best students' awards for their year. It was gathered that the husband had also received the overall chancellor's award.
Mohammed said: "Nigerian couple just finished their PhD at the same time on April 29, 2019, in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. They both got the best postgraduate students awards. The husband also got the overall chancellor's award."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian woman identified as Nwamaka Oparaoji took to social media to narrate how she survived since she lost her father at the age of nine.
Nwamaka, who took to her LinkedIn page to share her story, said she travelled to the United States with a bachelor's degree and worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through window.
According to her, she made $50 per week, took three buses to work and got paid $5.60 per hour. The woman, who disclosed she was given a childhood pet name that means worthless woman, said she also worked as a nursing assistant.
In other related news, Austin Chibuike Ikpeama is another Nigerian who did well abroad as he got his PhD at the young age of 24 after finishing strongly from the University of Sciences, Philadelphia.
An Imo-Indigene, he got a doctorate degree in physical therapy. He is from Chokoneze community in Ezinigittee Mbaise local government. He was born and raised in the US.
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