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Brilliant Nigerian man bags 4.91/5.00 first-class in Physics, wins overall best student

A brilliant Nigerian man named Basil Egbeli has been awarded the overall best-graduating student at the University of Benin, Edo in Nigeria after scoring an outstanding 4.91 first-class grade.

Basil Egbelii bagged his bachelor’s degree in Physics with a 4.91 over a possible 5.00 cumulative grade point at the University of Benin, Nigeria. He won the award of the second overall best-graduating student in the University.

He shared his achievement of graduating from the university on Twitter stating that he was awarded the Dean’s Price for the Best Graduating Student in the Faculty of Physical Sciences.

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”UNIBEN Convocation day. Dean’s Price for Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Physical Sciences. CGPA 4.91/5.00. 2nd overall Best Graduating Student about 0.002 grade points shy of the overall best,” he wrote.


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Basil also won an award from the University of Benin Alumni Association for his exceptional performance. He was able to achieve academic excellence despite running a business as a tailor.

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”I’m glad to have come out with a first-class degree as the best-graduating student while still being able to grow my tailoring brand,” he said. Basil dedicated his achievement to his father


In another story, a brilliant young lady named Ikeonyia Ijeoma Barbra has emerged as the overall best-graduating student of Enugu State University of Science and Technology in Nigeria after bagging an Industrial Physics degree with 4.85/5.00 first-class honors.

She took to Twitter to celebrate her achievement of graduating from the university noting that she was honored to be presented the best graduating student award by the university’s vice chancellor. Read more about Ijeoma HERE.

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