Nigerian Lady Weeps Joyfully As She Graduates From UK's Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Nigerian Lady Weeps Joyfully As She Graduates From UK's Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

  • A Nigerian lady was overwhelmed with joy when she graduated as a medical doctor from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Mimi Ogungbenro attended the RCSI's University of Medicine and Health Sciences, and her family was in attendance on the day of her graduation
  • When she took the stage to receive her certificate, her family members in the audience shouted, cheering her as she waved in joy

A Nigerian lady was overtaken by emotions on the day she graduated from a university in the United Kingdom.

The lady, Dr Mimi Ogungbenro, bagged her medical degree from RCSI's University of Medicine and Health Sciences.

A Nigerian lady who graduated from RCSI.
The lady bagged a medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Photo credit: TikTok/@rcsi_studentlife.
Source: TikTok

Her graduation was witnessed by her family members who came to celebrate with her.

In the video shared on the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland student life TikTok handle, @rcsi_studentlife, she walked majestically to receive her degree.

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As she climbed the stage to take her turn during the ceremony, Mimi was greeted by loud cheers from her family members, who were in the audience.

In reaction, she shed tears of joy when she saw how happy her family members were.

The TikTok video was captioned:

"When your medical degree is as much theirs as it is yours. Congratulations Dr Mimi Ogungbenro and family!"

Watch the video below:

Reactions as lady graduates as medical doctor

@naadirahh said:

"Gosh another day crying with strangers."

@estherolowoloba said:

"The only reason I want to go for my PhD so I can walk the aisle."

@Jade said:

"They really let you shine and have your moment. Congratulations girl!"

@Her remarked:

"This made me cry so bad. Hopefully I also break the generational curse in my family and become the first graduate next year."

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@lolz said:

"I love that the woman on stage let her stay to have a moment instead of rushing her off of stage. girlhood."

@sora reacted:

"I'm crying for you too girl! It wasn't easy, congrats beautiful!!!!"

Lady graduates with a degree in mathematics

A Nigerian lady has successfully completed her studies and bagged a master's degree in mathematics.

On the day of her graduation, the lady rocked a beautiful native attire, which made her stand out from other graduates.

She said she is called the Iyalaje of mathematics, and many Nigerians have praised her for achieving the feat.

Nigerian family cheers loudly as daughter bags medical degree abroad

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