Beauty With Brains: Nigerian Lady Bags First Class, Shares Adorable Picture, People Celebrate Her

Beauty With Brains: Nigerian Lady Bags First Class, Shares Adorable Picture, People Celebrate Her

  • A Nigerian lady has taken to social media to celebrate after she was able to graduate from school with a first-class degree
  • Omobola Ilori shared her inspiring story online alongside beautiful pictures, telling how she was able to achieve a 4.53 CGPA
  • Many of her friends who saw her story quickly started celebrating her and showering her praises

A Nigerian graduate identified as Omobola Ilori is the latest first-class graduate in town and she has taken to social media to let friends and well-wishers know about it.

Sharing her story on LinkedIn, Omobola said she had wished she finished school with a first-class degree. Well, all that dream is now a reality as she finished with a CGPA of 4.53. She studied Computer Engineering at the Olabibisi Onabanjo University, Ogun state.

Nigerian lady, Omobola Ilori bags first-class from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye Ogun State
Many are celebrating Omobola for her feat. Photo credit: LinkedIn/Omobola Ilori and Facebook/OOU
Source: UGC

It wasn't easy, but God saw me through

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Explaining her journey, she wrote on LinkedIn:

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"Remember my previous post of how I mentioned that I hope to graduate with a First Class? Well, here I am, giving my testimony that God did it for me. I graduated with a CGPA of 4.53 in Computer Engineering. It wasn't an easy ride. But by God's Grace."

Friends, well-wishers celebrate her

Omobola's friends have taken to the comment section of the post to shower her with so many congratulatory messages. A few of the comments are captured below:

Ricky O. wrote:

"Super proud of you, Omobola. I wish you the best in your new beginnings. You're a star in the making. Shine on!."

Obi Chinyere said:

"This is a Big win darling. Congratulations."

Sarah Merrell-Cross said:

"I think this is absolutely marvelous darling! Congratulations."

Lady bags first-class, shares graduation photos

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Lady who attended her mother's convocation years ago as child graduates, family members recreate old photo previously reported that a Nigerian lady bagged a first-class degree and she went online to celebrate her feat.

The lady, identified as Opaleye Comfort Eniola, bagged first class in law from the Osun State University.

When Eniola broke the good news online, many Nigerians joined in the celebration, as they showered her with congratulatory messages.


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