Children of same family bag PhDs like their father, make parents proud

Children of same family bag PhDs like their father, make parents proud

- A Nigerian lady, Oluwatobi Fatunmbi, has bagged a doctorate degree from Howard University in dental surgery

- Oluwatobi is one of the three members in the same family who all got a PhD after having their first degree in chemistry

- Another thing in common with the family is that they attended the first HBCU school, Lincoln University

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A Nigerian lady with the name Ololade Fatunmbi has shared the good news of her sister, Oluwatobi Fatunmbi, who got her doctorate degree from Howard University in dental surgery.

In sharing the news on her LinkedIn on Wednesday, May 27, the lady said that they are now three of them in the same home who now have a PhD.

Another thing three of them share in common is that they had their first degree in chemistry and graduated from Lincoln University, the first Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

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A collage of the two ladies with their father. Photo source: LinkedIn/Ololade Fatunmbi
A collage of the two ladies with their father. Photo source: LinkedIn/Ololade Fatunmbi
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Meanwhile, earlier reported that despite the fact that parenting could be a very hard task, some people still make it seem perfect in the way they go about it.

A Nigerian-American family has set a new standard in parenting as all their four children became doctors like their father.

This kind of thing could only have been achieved through dedication and a great parenting skill, without leaving out the place of the community that would allow such growth.

The children’s uncle, Herbert Oye, also a doctor, left Nigeria in the 1970s in pursuit of dreams in the US.

He attended medical school and became a vascular surgeon, before he moved back to Nigeria to open his hospital.

The four Nigerian children who all became doctors are David, Monique, Michele, and Melissa Oye.

In other related news, another Nigerian who recently got his doctorate degree was Austin Chibuike Ikpeama.

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According to his brother, Ikpeama O Tochuckwu, Chibuike 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.

Another son of the soil who did well academically abroad was a person who goes by the name Dr B-Bay on Twitter.

He said he migrated to the US in 2000 without knowing how to speak or write the English Language.

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Eleven years later in 2011, the man swotted hard and graduated high school with a good CGPA of 3.2. He never became self-complacent as he went further to finish college in 2015 with 3.5 CGPA.

In 2020, just when most lives are disrupted with the coronavirus outbreak, he finished Howard University and bagged a doctorate of dental surgery with a CGPA of 3.7. He did not only finished school but did so with several honours and awards.

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