- A young Nigerian lady, Zaynab Agboola, has emerged as the only female first class student in a class of 92 at UNILORIN
- The UNILORIN graduate said that achieving success was not an easy one as she had to juggle many activities in school
- Many Nigerians took to her comment section to congratulate her for being a great inspiration to others
A young lady, Zaynab Agboola, has gone on LinkedIn to announce how she broke barriers and succeeded greatly in her academics.
She said her journey to getting a degree in engineering started six years ago when she left the comfort of her home in Lagos and travelled to Ilorin for school.
She outmatched many
In a class of 92 students, Zaynab emerged as the only female first-class graduate. The lady said that the task was not an easy one.
I was rejected 4 times; Young lady who graduated as the only female first-class in her department & best student
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The graduate revealed that she had to combine being the vice president of her faculty, some volunteering work, and schooling.
The lady thanked God and others
She braved the whole ups and downs and became the best student in her class at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN).
Zaynab thanked God for the immeasurable grace she enjoyed as a student. The lady also appreciated those who supported her all through her journey.
A part of her post read:
"I owe this accomplishment to everyone who has contributed to my learning experience from infancy till present, both formal and informal, directly and indirectly. My lecturers, tutors and mentors. Thank you so much for impacting and imparting my life. I’m so grateful."
Congratulatory messages pour in
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions to her post below:
Maruf Oladele Atanda said:
"Congratulations sister. But you gained admission into university of Ilorin with Hijab and graduated with scarf."
Folasade Olawale said:
Adeyemi Ademola said:
Abiodun Kingsley Gbadebo said:
"Wait.....the comfort of Lagos? Anyways, Congrats Zaynab Agboola."
Another lady succeeded in school
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Aishat Dauda, took to LinkedIn to celebrate her academic achievement.
In a post, Aishat revealed she graduated as the overall best in her department of economics, bagging first class. With a CGPA of 4.86, the Elizade University graduate emerged as the best in the faculty of humanities and social sciences.
The young lady said that she was really honoured to have her family at her convocation as she got several awards.