21-year-old Olujimi Fafowora has made history to become the second Nigerian to graduate from the prestigious University of Oxford in England, with a first-class honours degree.
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Fafowora graduated “summa cum laude in mathematics” at St. Peter’s College, Oxford, became the second Nigerian to have ever made a first class distinction at Oxford University. He is the grandson of Ambassador and Mrs Dapo Fafowora. Amb Fafowora was a Commonwealth Scholar at Trinity College, Oxford from 1969-72.
The Nation newspaper reported that in 2021, Fafowora he was appointed a Fellow of the College and will remain at Oxford for another year pursuing his post-graduate studies.
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Speaking on his grandson’s achievement, the proud grandfather said;
“Before Oxford, he was at Haberdashers College, a private school in London from where he obtained nine distinctions on his O levels, and four A levels distinctions. We are very proud of him.”
21-year-old Olujimi Fafowora is another Nigerian to make the nation proud, academically, after Emmanuel Ikechukwu Umeonyirioha became the first Nigerian to teach Igbo Language as a lecture at the same prestigious Oxford University.