Nigerian man breaks 133-year-old record as he graduates from Russian University with perfect 5.0 CGPA
A Nigerian man has done himself and his family proud at a European university as he finished with a perfect cumulative grade point average (CGPA).
The medical doctor identified as Justin Chukwudi Olewuezi recently bagged a degree from Siberian State Medical University, Tomsk in Russia with a 5.0 CGPA.
According to The Punch, Justin is the first Nigerian to finish from the institution, breaking a 133-year-old record.
The bright scholar’s academic venture kick-started at the Air Force Comprehensive School in Enugu.
After writing the United Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board twice and scoring 247 and 260 respectively, without gaining admission into a Nigerian university, he decided to set his sights abroad.
He said with the help of his mother, he was able to achieve his dreams.