Hallowed Olaoluwa, a 30-year-old Nigerian, is one of Africa’s youngest doctor of mathematics and a professor.
According to a LinkedIn post by Adebayo Ilupeju, he got his bachelor degree at the age of 14, double bachelor’s degree at 17, before he went ahead to get his masters in mathematics and physics at 19.
It should be noted that he got two masters as a teenager, making his a very special case in the Central African Republic. He was born on September 27, 1989.
He came back to his birth country, Nigeria, in 2011 and got his PhD at the University of Lagos in mathematics within the space of three years.
According to Legit.ng, this made him the youngest student with a doctorate degree in Africa in the field at the age of 24.
Meanwhile, Professor Charles Egbu is another Nigerian making the country proud around the world. Last Friday, he was named the Vice-Chancellor of a university in the United Kingdom. This makes him the first Black man to head a university in the Uk.
As we profile those who take advantage of opportunities to excel and make the country proud, we should also celebrate those who provide those opportunities. This brings us to publish how Nigerian singer, Patoranking has decided to contribute to the lives of many people as he awarded scholarships to 10 promising students across Africa.
Nigeria isn’t all about scam as we have recorded several Nigerians making the country proud academically, musically and creatively all around the world.