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22-year-old Nigerian man beats colleagues to emerge best graduating student at US university, celebrates achievement

22 year old Nigerian Obioma Ugorji has graduated top of his class and emerged as the best graduating student of Loyola Marymount University in the United States.

Obioma Ugorji bagged his bachelors degree in International Relations and Affairs from the Loyola Marymount University( LMU)  in the United States. 

Obioma graduated as the best graduating student of 2023 in the university and therefore had the honor to give a speech at their graduation ceremony. In his graduation speeech, Obioma expressed his gratitude to the university management for instilling values into him.

”Whether I speak in front of thousands or I speak in front of a smaller group of my peers, the truths that I have learned during my four years at Loyola Marymount University will always ring true in my mind,” Obioma said.


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“Life is about people. The future must prepare for the arrival of a new class of adults that are not limited to the rules of society, but are determined to live ethically regardless of society’s commands,” he added.

Obioma also thanked his family, mentors and kinsmen who supported him through his education in LMU.

”I am forever grateful to My God, My Family, My Friends, My Mentors, My Tribal People, and LMU for pouring into me relentlessly. The future is not only bright, but it is also enticing Igbo Kwenu,” he said.

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After his graduation, Obioma got accepted into the George Washington University Law School to pursue his Juris Doctorate Degree. He also earned an acceptance to join the class 2026 of Afro Scholar, a law non profit organization aimed at diversifying the legal profession.

Obioma said he will be using his education and experiences to provide opportunities to those who are not as fortunate. Both locally, and in the greater international society after his education.

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