A Nigerian lady has celebrated her amazing academic feats on social media with a touching story of her journey to success.  Ibukunoluwa Areo was, in year 2016, withdrawn from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for poor performance.

After years of unsuccessful attempt at getting into school, she finally did it and finished not only as best graduating student but with awards andN400k.

Ibukunoluwa Areo has written her name in gold in the history book of Bowen University, Iwo after she graduated with a first-class degree bagging several awards and cash prize of N400k in the process.

She was withdrawn from the University in 2016 for poor performance.

The brilliant Nigerian lady took to social media to celebrate her academic milestone with beautiful photos from the convocation ceremony.

Dark Years

Ibukunoluwa shared on LinkedIn that her journey to academic success was a tough one and not as sweet as people would imagine.

According to her, she was withdrawn from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in 2016 due to poor academic performance. As if that wasn’t enough misfortune for one person, she wasn’t able to gain admission in 2017 and ’18 due to reasons as subject combination issue and low score.

She persevered and got into Bowen University, Iwo via direct entry where she has now etched her name in gold.

Incredible feats she achieved at the university

Ibukunoluwa stated that she chose growth over mediocrity and finished:

  1. With a first class honors degree in Economics
  2. As the Best graduating student in my Program with a CGPA of 4.84/5″
  3. As the Best graduating student in my College “4. As the 3rd overall best graduating student in the 2020/2021 set.” The smart lady also recorded other feats.

“In addition to my academic success, I served in various leadership capacities, the highest of which was being the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the school for 1 day,” she added.


SOURCE: Legit.ng

Photo Credit: LinkedIn / Ibukunoluwa Areo