- A new video has captured the moment a Nigerian university professor suspended his teaching to worship God
- The Obafemi Awolowo University Lecturer, Ile-Ife was said to have recalled everything he wrote down in his PhD thesis in 1998 as he lectured
- This was said to have marvelled the academic who removed his cap and burst into worship songs thanking God for giving him a retentive memory
A lecturer from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife caused a stir in class as he suspended teaching to appreciate God for giving him a sharp memory.
The academic popularly referred to as Baba Idowu was taking a law class on jurispendence when the deed happened.
In the video shared by @instablog9ja, the man removed his cap and went on his knees singing worship songs to God.
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This came after he surprisingly was able to recall and teach students everything he wrote in his 1998 PhD, 23 years ago.
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As he sang, the students joined him turning the class into a church service of sort.
"If e easy, run am. How many can remember their project topics and conclusion?"
"No disrespect but i believe there are people that aren't Christians in that classroom. Can't this be done in church afterwards. Let the classroom be for what it is meant for."
"Aww www... Lecturers wy get sense... No be th kind ones wy go derive joy in giving 0/100."
"Not my lecturers not ask me the school or University cos Sunday school na school."
"A man that should have retired and given space to younger lecturerss but they won't. Keep jacking up retirement age for professors to the detriment of youths....he is simply amazed that at his age, his memory is still good unlike that of some of his friends."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a lecturer had shed tears as his students surprise him with gifts on his 60th birthday.
The unidentified lecturer in an Instagram video shared by @instablog9ja was overwhelmed with emotions at the sight of the gifts that were placed on his lecturing lectern.
He prayed for the students and appreciated their kind gesture just as he wiped tears off his eyes.
The students responded with an 'amen' to his prayers at a setting that appeared to be a lecture hall.