Ibrahim Shamwifu, a young genius from Kogi state, has reportedly scored 399/400 in his Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The result obtained by Nigerian University Scholarships, a website that advertises academic opportunities, shows that the young man shattered a record of results for the examination body which it does not think anyone might be able to repeat in the next 10 years.
Shamwifu, according to the website, scored 99 in Use of English, 100 in Physics, 100 in Biology and 100 in Chemistry with registration number 65184979HA and C40509045 as the exam code.
He wrote the exam at Air Max Computer Institute, St Theresa Catholic Church, Madala, Niger state and wants to study Medicine at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Check out the result below:
Legit.ng later discovered the story to be false as the student was said to have played a fast one on his friends. Check out the real result here.
In a related development, Ayodele Daniel Dada, a student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, shattered the institution’s record as he graduated with a CGPA of 5.0.
Dada finished from the department of Psychology and in his revelation on Wednesday, February 24, during the institution's convocation ceremony, Professor Rahmon Ade Bello, the university’s Vice-Chancellor, said the university was glad to break another academic ground, adding that the candidate showed exceptional academic prowess.