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Man who graduated with 3rd class in Nigeria university, bags 1st class degree in UK university

A young man named Ibukun Mofesola Babalola who graduated with a third class grade in a Nigerian University has bagged a first class Computer science degree at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

Ibukun Babalola obtained his first bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) where he finished with a third class honors.

Despite not graduating with remarkable grades, Ibukun did not give up on education. He relocated few years after his first degree to the United Kingdom with a determined mindset.

He bagged another bachelors of science degree in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire with an outstanding first-class honors.

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Ibukun shared his achievement on his Twitter page with pictures from the graduation ceremony and certificates of both degrees .

”Yesterday, 10 years after finishing with a third class from OAU, I graduated from @UniofHerts with a first class in Computer Science. What did they say about what God cannot do again,” he tweeted.

Ibukun is presently a Staff Software Engineer at Tempo, an organization that empowers teams & businesses to work smarter in the United Kingdom.

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