The prestigious Howard University Medical School in the USA has graduated 46 students out of 96 graduating students over the weekend.
Nigeria indeed is an epitome of knowledge, with its fruits making waves around the globe creating impossible history on foreign soils. Africa needs no evidence to prove the assertion that Africans are truly blessed with talented and vibrant scholars. Africans abroad continues to exhibit excellence at every checkpoint of there life.
Joining the ranks of record breakers are 46 Nigerian students, who recently made more of the 96 medical students, that graduated from the prestigious Howard University in the United States of America (USA).
The bizarre part of the news was that out of 26 awards of excellence that were given out at the institution’s graduation ceremony, 16 were claimed by hardworking and well-deserving Nigerian students.
According to the information gathered, the astounding feat of academic excellence achieved by the student is the first of its kind in Howard or any other university situated in the US.
According to Black Girl Magic: ex-President Barrack Obama, who was a commencement speaker at the ceremony, spoke about race and urge students of color to always remain proud of their blackness and should learn to love themselves.
The news was disclosed by an elated executive officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, via her Twitter account earlier this week and cheered the graduates for making the country proud.
Her post reads, “# ProudlyNigerian.Out of 96 graduating medical student Howard University, USA, 46 were Nigerians. Out of 27 awards,16 went to Nigerians… So proudly Nigerian” urbanintellectuals.com/black-girl-mag…