Nigerian Lady Celebrates Bagging A Phd In Mathematics At 27

Grace Ogwo

A Nigerian lady, Grace Ogwo is celebrating bagging a PhD in Mathematics at 27 despite getting a D7 when she sat for her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and a C6 in her NECO certificate in the same subject.

Ogwo who was awarded a PhD in Mathematics by the University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, after 20 publications, also graduated with a First Class in Mathematics during her first degree at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU). She was also the best-graduating student in her department at the time.

She wrote on Facebook;

“PhD at 27!!!!!

WAEC (mathematics) D7 (Methodist High School)

NECO (Mathematics) C6 (Methodist High School)

BSc (Mathematics) first class honours (MOUAU) best-graduating student mathematics department

MSc (Mathematical sciences ) 72% (University Of Cape Town, South Africa)

MSc (mathematics ) 81% summa cum laude (University Of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)

PhD Mathematics (20 publications)

God you really overdid yourself. Thank you, Jesus”


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