- Congratulatory messages have poured in for four Nigerians who have made it into McGill University in Canada on scholarship
- The first time Nigerians were given the scholarship was in 2018 when two people won it
- Nigerians are making the country proud wherever they find themselves, and these four arr the latest to change the negative narratives about the giant of Africa
Four Nigerians have been selected for Mastercard Scholarship at McGill University in Canada.
The disclosure was made by a Canada-based Nigerian man identified as Hammed A. Akande, who was one of the first recipients of the scholarship.
Hammed and his friend received the scholarship in 2018, and ever since then, more Nigerians have won it.
According to Hammed, three Nigerians won it in 2019 and two citizens of the country received the scholarship the following year.
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More Nigerians won it in 2021 and Hammed couldn't have been prouder.
Tweeps were impressed with the good news and they soon flooded the comment section with congratulatory messages.
"Congratulations to them."
"Congratulations to them all. Do make Nigeria proud. I will as well testify and be celebrated."
"This is amazing. Congrats to you all."
In similar news, Emmanuel Nworie, a Nigerian man who resorted to petty cassava farming after graduating with a first class in mathematics, has left the shores of the country for the United States.
A university in Texas is sponsoring the young man for his PhD after he was discovered by a Nigerian man named Michael Taiwo.
The disclosure was made on Twitter by Suraj Oyewale, who expressed gratitude to Taiwo for discovering the young man.
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Tunde Ososanya, a Legit.ng editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.
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