- After over a decade in school, a Nigerian student has finally graduated from the University of Jos, Plateau
- The history education graduate identified as Jonathan Ogboffa is popularly known among the UNIJOS community as Aluta Jango
- As he basks in the euphoria of finally bagging a university degree, social media users have told different tales of his person while on campus
A Nigerian man has been celebrated for bagging a bachelor's degree after 13 years at the University of Jos, Plateau.
Jonathan Ogboffa popularly known as Aluta Jango was treated to a rapturous celebration across social media platforms as the news of his signing out broke out.
UNIJOS Breaking News on Facebook shared a picture of Jonathan showing off a white shirt that had the inscription:
"Most Senior Comrade Jango."
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Legit.ng gathered that Jonathan was neck-deep in students politics and NANS and this saw him move from one department to the other over the years till his eventual graduation.
Nigerians comment on his personality
"The biggest congratulations to the Lecturers who successfully held him back for 13 years.
"At least now they themselves can find something better to do with life.
"Nigeria is a poorly told joke."
Arome Alvin Adejo stated:
Congrats most senior comrade...we appreciate your at least 15 years of service to Unijos...we wish you a happy farewell❤️Leader!!!
Jeffery David opined:
"Hip hip hip i want to say i want to yan i want to. Said congratulations to the most senior aluta man in uj ounce.
"Again congratulations to jango."
"Assuming he schooled in a sane clime, he would have graduated since and by now he would have been an accomplished man with high paying job.
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"Schooling in Nigeria is a disease, a big one.
"This is why my unborn kids will never school in Nigeria, whether it's private or FG schools, never!
"All this money I'm hustling and gathering is for their future, I will make sure I give them the privileges my parents gave me."
"Comrade Jango stayed that long moving from department to department due largely to his unserious nature and deep involvement in campus and NANS politics. This period is good enough for a serious person to undertake Diploma, B.Sc, NYSC, MBA, M.Sc and Ph.D.
"I will not be surprised, if he emerged someday as a member of the House of the green chamber."
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Identified as Ogbeni La on Facebook, the man said it had cost him 12 years in Nigeria to bag a 3rd class degree.
"Went from spending 12 years to earn a third class degree in Nigeria to securing a job with one of the top organisations in the UK.
"How did I do it?
"Aspire to Maguire
"If I can do it you can do it."