Nigerian man bags PhD in Korea, takes his wife and kids to the ceremony, shares amazing photos

Nigerian man bags PhD in Korea, takes his wife and kids to the ceremony, shares amazing photos

- A Nigerian man, Abdulhameed Owolabi, shared his moment of great academic success with family

- Owolabi gave thanks to God for seeing him through in the pursuit to get his doctorate degree from the Kyungpook National University

- People who congratulated him wrote about the PhD holder being a great individual who has changed lives

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A Nigerian man, Abdulhameed Owolabi, has achieved a big feat in his academic career as he bagged PhD in faraway Korea from the Kyungpook National University.

On his LinkedIn page, the man said that he got a doctorate degree in climate change with a focus on energy efficiency. Sharing photos on the platform, Owolobi appreciated God and his family for the success.

A photo showed him in a fine graduation gown as he held a bouquet, posing beside some members of his faculty.

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Some of the snaps also showed him with his wife and two kids with the school's emblem serving as a matching background.

Nigerian man bags PhD from faraway China, shares amazing photos with the Chinese
The man posed with his family and members of the school's community. Photo source: LinkedIn/Abdulhameed Owolabi
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A part of his post read:

“Alhamdulillahi Robil Alamin. Kyungpook National University (KNU) upon the recommendation of the faculty hereby conferred on me the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)…”

Many people congratulated him. Below are some of their messages:

Engr Hassan Adamu Abubakar said:

"Congratulations Dr. Abdulhameed Owolabi. Indeed you have made. May God Almighty bless your career now and Always. Congratulations once again."

Adesola H. Adegoke said:

"Congratulations Dr. Abdulhameed Owolabi, Ph.D. on your achievement so far. Indeed the reward for doing good is good. I've learnt a lot from you and achieved a lot through your post on LinkedIn."

Olubukola Tokede said:

"Congratulations Dr Abdulhameed Owolabi, Ph.D. Well deserved."

Amosa Bukhari Shola said:

"Congratulations Doctor!"

Oluwadamilare Aluko said:

"Congrats Abdulhameed Owolabi. Been following your works for some time. Top individual!"

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that another Nigerian man Damilola Adebayo joined the league of Nigerians who succeeded internationally in academia.

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, the man bagged his doctorate degree from the University of Cambridge, UK, a programme he started in 2016.

Adebayo said that when he enrolled for his PhD four years ago, he never thought that he would be graduating at a pandemic period.


Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.

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