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Sunday, 14 April 2019

Nigerian breaks 100-year old record at Indian university




A First Class Chemistry Graduate of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), Stella Emelife Chinello, has broken a 100-year old record at the Mysore University, India, where she was decorated with 20 Gold Medals and five cash prize awards at the 99th Convocation Ceremony of the University.

She emerged as the best graduating student, UDUS Vice Chancellor, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru, disclosed on Friday

He was speaking at the 35th, 36th and 37th Joint Convocation Ceremony of the University for 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions.

Zuru said of the 12,282 graduates for the three academic sessions, over 100 graduated with First Class.

He noted that Abdullahi Zainab Bashir, from Katsina State, who graduated with a CPGA of 4.81 in the 2017/2018 Academic session, emerged UDUS’ first female First Class graduate in Physics.

Also, 109 students received various prizes for their excellent performances in their chosen disciplines. (Daily Trust)

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