Top University Features Singer Portable's Zazu Lyrics as Compulsory Exam Question, Photo of the Paper Emerges

Top University Features Singer Portable's Zazu Lyrics as Compulsory Exam Question, Photo of the Paper Emerges

  • Nigerians have reacted to an emerging photo of a recent University of Ilorin examination that featured singer Portable's lyrics
  • The fast-rising singer's hit song, Zazoo Zehh, was made the centre of the compulsory question and allotted 24 marks
  • The students were directed to carry out an analysis of the music using an attachment of the full text of Zazu's lyrics as a guide

Fast-rising singer, Habeeb Okikiola popularly known by his stage name as Portable, was featured in a recent examination held by the University of Ilorin.

The exam question which focused on the singer's Zazu lyrics was made the number one and compulsory question for students of the department of mass communication to attempt.

Nigerians react as UNILORIN features singer Portable's Zazu lyrics as compulsory exam question with 24 marks
24 marks were allotted to the question Photo Credit: @portablebaeby, @instablog9ja, Punch
Source: Instagram

The question paper which has now gone viral came with an appendix that contained the full text of the singer's lyrics for the song.

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Guided by the lengthy appendix, students were instructed to do an analysis of the pop song for 24 marks.

PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app gathered that the examination was held on Monday, February 1, 2022.

Nigerians react

@lew_lase opined:

"I love how lecturers be relating to media reality but wahala for who's antisocial o."

@anuoluuwarpho reacted:

"This lecturer don disgrace my school with this foolish question."

@paschaldose said:

"These lecturers are becoming too silly, making the youths believe more that education is scam in Nigeria."

@thebeckie__ wrote:

"People asking what’s the question, the lecturer is asking the students to use appendix 1( the song’s) lyrics to critically analyze or prove a point about music being socio cultural and needing little to no expertise of the singer to be produced."

Portable featured in Ekiti State University examination

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Meanwhile, previously reported that singer Portable was featured as a compulsory question in a recent Ekiti State University examination.

The singer who came to the limelight with his song Zazoo Zeh was the centre focus for the number one question of an exam taken by students of the department of business management, Ekiti State University.

A photo of the examination question which emerged on social media showed that Portable's question was made compulsory for examiners to attempt.

It was also observed that an international dancer and a co-artist in the hit song, Poco Lee, was featured alongside Portable in that particular question one.


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