A Nigerian lady has won the hearts of many social media users after the story of her winning many awards emerged.
The lady identified as Odunayo Ibitoye, a fresh graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun state with a first-class degree in law.
She is the fourth person to achieve that height in the school’s faculty of law since the year of establishment which is 1982.
Since Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun state has been established, only three students have graduated with a first-class degree in law.
But the statistics have recently changed because there is now a new addition.
The fourth person today enters that exclusive list is Odunayo Ibitoye. She is also the best graduating student in OOU’s Faculty of Law.
She said that people discouraged her that it was impossible to make first class.
On January 31, Odunayo officially graduated from the school, with a good CGPA and won 15 academic awards. she shared the story via LinkedIn.
“On the 31st of January, I officially became a member of the exclusive 4 students in the history of Olabisi Onabanjo University Faculty of Law to graduate with a first-class since its establishment in 1982!”
It was a tough journey
But in her story, Odunayo said her journey to bagging a first-class was never an easy one. Many told her first-class was not possible in the department. However, she said she shut out every negativity. Her words:
“It was a journey of hard work, consistency, and a positive mindset. I gained admission with the resounding tune of “no one can graduate with first class in this faculty “ but my dad had always taught me that as a man thinks in his heart so is he and so I blocked out the negativity. 5 years later, I am walking into my future with over 15 academic awards and commendations combined.”