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Despite switching from Medicine to Mass Communication, brilliant Nigerian man graduates university with 4.93GPA

Despite switching from Medicine to Mass Communication, a brilliant Nigerian man named Owojuyigbe Mayorkun Josiah has successfully graduated from Redeemers University, Nigeria with a remarkable 4.93-grade point average.

Owojuyigbe Josiah bagged his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with an outstanding first-class honors of 4.93 over a possible 5.00-grade point average from Redeemers University, Osun state in Nigeria.

Josiah initially enrolled at the University of Ibadan to study Medicine and Surgery at the university’s College of Medicine where he said he spent almost four years at the University. He said he had to drop out of the medicine college because he struggled with maintaining good grades.

After he dropped out, Josiah said he went back to take a new West African Examination Council (WAEC) form to rewrite the exam for a new course. He said he wrote the WAEC exam but unfortunately, he failed it.


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Josiah shared that he had retaken the WAEC exam and, despite his second attempt resulting in failure, he decided to return to high school. Fortunately, he diligently took all the necessary exams and eventually secured admission into Redeemers University.

He was admitted into the Redeemers University to study Mass Communication. Josiah was an excellent student while in the University with notable academic records. Josiah mentioned that he faced challenges during the course of his switch to a new path but he is glad to have persevered.

During his second year at Redeemer’s University, Josiah established  Archbishop News, a Redeemers University-based campus blog that earned different outstanding awards. He graduated with an outstanding grade and was awarded the overall best-graduating student of his set.

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Josiah expressed his gratitude to his parents for their unwavering support and to the lecturers and colleagues who contributed to his success in one way or the other. He advises students to pursue excellence, that even if the path seems rough, they should not give up.

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