- Toun Banjo has conquered the odds that sought to hold down and academic pursuit as she graduated best of her class with seven received awards
- The triumph came after she failed her first JAMB examination and scored 279 on her second trial
- In a victory post on twitter, she excitedly said delay is not denial and that she cam top of her department of geography
Everything, no matter how far off, soon falls into place with continued passion and commitment. This same can be said of Toun Banjo.
In life also, giving up is the marker of the end and not the frustration and challenges one may face when trying to achieve something great.
Had Toun given up at her first trial at success, she would not have the success stories that she is proud of today.
In a twitter post, she narrated how she failed her first Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) exams now United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
University of Ibadan’s faculty of social sciences best graduating student celebrates on social media (photos)
She said on her second trial, she was able to get score 279. Years after, she graduated from the department of Geography, University of Ibadan with a total of seven whopping awards as the best student in her class.
Hers goes to support that nothing is truly impossible if the needed determination is in place.
"Delay is not denial! I failed my First JAMB, scored a 279 at second trial & now I'm the Best graduating Student of my department with a total of 7 awards. I am also the only First class student from the department of Geography, University of Ibadan. Hello World
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a bright young chap identified as Tobiloba (@JustKitan) on Twitter, took to the microblogging site to share the good news of being the best graduating student in his faculty.
Tobiloba who is a graduate of UI revealed that he emerged as the best graduating student at the faculty of social sciences.
Explaining further, the young chap excitedly added that he also bagged 14 awards alongside being the best graduating student.
“This is not much but I just graduated as the best graduating student, Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Ibadan. Bagging 14 Awards in all," he said.
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In another news, a 12-year-old Nigerian Chika Ofili really made the nation proud as he did what many his age could not achieve.
He won an award at the TruLittle Hero award over the weekend for discovering a new way to divide in mathematics.
The young mathematician genius' new formula created a new divisibility by seven in mathematics.
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