Emmanuel Ohuabunma inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Society that has membership of 17 US presidents

Emmanuel Ohuabunma inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Society that has membership of 17 US presidents

There are many Nigerians abroad who keep flying the nation’s flag high. Emmanuel Ohuabunma is one of those people as he graduated as the best student at John Hopkins University.

He was said to have been the first African to make a 3.98/4.00 GPA in neuroscience in the institution. In 2017, he won a scholarship from Yale University to study medicine.

A very important part of his story was that he became a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society, a group that has 17 US presidents, 37 US Supreme Court justices, and 136 Nobel winners as members.

According to Christine Noah, North Carolina coordinator of the society, he said that the Nigerian would be an invaluable addition to the group.

In reaction to his membership, Emmanuel said: "I think the society in itself opens doors to the connections one needs to excel as a professional in any field. It is such an honor to be inducted into a society filled with people of this caliber. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work and perseverance during my time at Hopkins."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian Abiola Orimolade has made the nation proud as he graduated with an excellent MBA degree at Sul Ross State University, Texas. Abiola started as a normal student and had to write JAMB four times to get into his dream university.

In an interview with the media, he said his parents said he was quite independent at a very young age, saying he wanted to become an engineer like his father. He said what stopped him was his hatred for chemistry and physics.

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