Joseph Oloruntoba Adeola, one of the godsons of Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi has emerged as the overall best graduating student of the University of Ilorin.
Adeola who studied Mathematics, as Kumuyi graduated with a CGPA of 4.92, to become the best graduating student of the university for the 2020/2021 convocation.
He received the university’s merit award at the school’s 36th convocation ceremony on Saturday.
The event was held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the university.
Adeola who also scored a record 196 over 200 in his UTME appreciated God for his achievements, in a post on LinkedIn.
“Small boy with a big God! First graduate in my family!!!196 Jamb Score!!!
Humble beginning! But now…….Best Graduating Student.4.92/5.0
“God lifted a nobody, from nowhere, made him somebody, without the consent of anybody”, he wrote.
He was also congratulated by the entire management team of The Emerging Tech Foundation and the University of Emerging Technologies based in California, United States.
“We hereby celebrate with you Adeola Joseph that you applied the skills you acquired as Research Intern with us, as the overall best graduating student with CGPA: 4.92/5.0 at the Federal University of Ilorin / University of Ilorin, Ilorin in Nigeria.
“Your outstanding performance really shows that the Vision & Mission of the University of Ilorin is really at work.
“The University of Emerging Technologies is based in California looking forward to friendly collaboration and partnership with the Federal University of Ilorin / University of Ilorin, Ilorin in Nigeria.”