- Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa, a Nigerian student of Louisville Girls High School, is the most successful candidate of UTME 2020
- The brilliant girl had an aggregate score of 365 out of a total of 400 as she scored more than 80% in most of the subjects she sat for
- Egoagwuagwu hopes to study engineering in the university with the hope of using practical knowledge of mathematics to solve societal problems
It is no doubt that Nigeria is highly blessed with brilliant minds. No wonder some people say the country has so much untapped human resources.
Egoagwuagwu Agnes Maduafokwa is one of the beautiful minds the country is blessed with. She is the candidate with the highest score in the 2020 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations otherwise known as Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Egoagwuagwu scored 365 out of 400. Insideschool Nigeria reports that she is the president of the maths club and the first assistant head girl of Louisville Girls High School, Ijebu-Itele in Ogun state.
She said she wants to study engineering at the university where she will be able to apply mathematical concepts to solve societal issues.
The brilliant girl is from Ihiala in Anambra state and she sat for the UTME exam on Saturday, March 14, at St Michael Otedola Education Centre in Epe, Lagos state.
She had 72 in Use of English, 99 in Mathematics, 99 in Physics, and 95 in Chemistry.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Austin Chibuike Ikpeama is also another brilliant young Nigeria making waves in the academia.
His brother, Ikpeama O Tochuckwu, said Chibuike got his PhD at the young age of 24 after finishing strongly from the University of Sciences, Philadelphia.
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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.
In other news, a Nigerian man who goes by the name Dr B-Bay on Twitter shared an inspiring story of triumph that shows that just anything is possible if one is dedicated enough.
He said he migrated to the US in 2000 without knowing how to speak or write the English Language.
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.