3 Young People Who Passed Their WAEC Papers With Excellent Marks, Davido Gave 1 Scholarship

3 Young People Who Passed Their WAEC Papers With Excellent Marks, Davido Gave 1 Scholarship

  • A Nigerian student, Olowookere Victor Oluwaferanmi, who got 8 A's in his WAEC and later graduated with first class from the university got US government's attention.
  • Victory Yinka-Banjo in 2020 became emotional when her results came out and she had nine distinctions
  • A young student, Morror Suleyman, who could not go to the university due to lack of money got Davido's help and was awarded a scholarship

School leaving exams like WAEC are some of the defining exams students in Nigeria and West Africa will have to face to get to the next level. They could have even be the hardest many would ever face in their academic lives.

No wonder results of the exam are often awaited with bathed breath. In 2022, a young man, Olowookere Victor Oluwaferanmi, who years ago made eight As in his paper was praised.

WAEc results/young excellent students.
One of the students got scholarship from Davido. Photo source: @davido, @feranmiolowo15, LinkedIn/Victory Yinka-Banjo
Source: Twitter

In this report, Legit.ng will be looking at three young people and how they fared in their WAEC papers.

1. Olowookere Victor Oluwaferanmi

A young man, Olowookere Victor Oluwaferanmi, posted on Twitter that that he had many As in his exams.

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Not only that, Oluwaferanmi, went ahead to bag a first class in chemical engineering. What amazed many people was how he performed well in his core subjects.

Days after the young man posted about his academic performances online, the US government through its embassy in Nigeria reached out to him.

2. Morror Suleyman

A young man, Morror Suleyman, got massive media attention when his story of how he got A1 in all his WAEC subjects hit social media.

Despite his academic performance, the man was hopeless on furthering his education. After Legit.ng shared his story, popular Nigerian musician, Davido, launched a search for him.

Hours into the search, Suleyman was found and given a full scholarship to Adeleke University.

3. Victory Yinka-Banjo

In 2020, a Nigerian teenager revealed that she did not only pass international exams like IELTS and TOEFL, she also cleared her WAEC papers.

That same year, the teenager expressed hope of getting into a university abroad. Victory revealed that getting nine A's in her WAEC was an emotional one for her as she needed the result to process her admissions.

WAEC results/black students excelling abroad.
None of the subjects she sat for during her WASSCE was below A1. Photo source: Victory Yinka-Banjo/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

In 2021, Victory got $5million (N2,074,950,000) in scholarships and she was faced with the joyful challenge of choosing one of them.

Education is important

Despite the frustration graduates may be facing in securing jobs. having an education still does a lot of good. For one, it exposes a student to worlds that may not have had access to if not for education. Whenever you can, help a student around you with necessary resources needed to help their learning.

Another Nigerian teen got multiple scholarships

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a brilliant Nigerian teenager, Rotimi Kukoyi, was celebrated online for his academic success. He was accepted into more than 15 universities.

Some of the schools included Harvard and John Hopkins. He has also been given more than $2 million (N830,580,000) in scholarship offers.

Rotimi was a Black National Merit Scholar at his school. The teenager during his interview with ABC said that he was inspired to go after many schools after meeting other brilliant students.

Source: Legit.ng

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