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Brilliant Lady wins best student award with 1st class Geography degree, celebrates success as the only first-class in her department

A brilliant Nigerian lady named Adetoun Adereni has emerged as the best-graduating student of her Faculty at the University of Ibadan after she earned a Geography degree with first-class. She was the only first-class graduate in her set.

Adetoun obtained her bachelors degree in Geography with a remarkable first class degree at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She took to Twitter to celebrate her achievement of earning the degree stating that she was the only first class graduate in her department.

Her outstanding performance earned her the award of the best graduating student in her department winning seven notable awards. Adetoun said the achievement proves that just because there is a delay in achieving something does not mean it will never happen.

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She mentioned that she failed her first attempt at the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination popularly known as JAMB but eventually scored a 279 on her second try. Adetoun said despite this setback, she persevered and graduated from university as the the best graduating student.

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”Delay is not denial! I failed my First JAMB, scored a 279 at second trial & now I’m the Best graduating Student of my department with a total of 7 awards,” she said. Adetoun said despite the delay, she is thankful for taking a gap year because it allowed her to gain a better understanding of things.

She stated that during the gap year, she earned a degree in Software engineering from NIIT and also had the chance to meet notable individuals.

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Adetoun said she learned that failures can be viewed as chances to think and plan in new ways. When advising others, she emphasizes the importance of remembering that you only really lose when you choose to quit and give up.

 

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