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Second Nigerian Graduates With A First Class In Maths At Oxford

A Nigerian national, Olujimi Fafowora has graduated with a first-class honours degree at the University of Oxford in England.

21-year-old Fafowora who graduated summa cum laude in mathematics at St. Peter’s College, Oxford, became the second Nigerian to have ever made the first class at Oxford.

The Nation reported that last year, he was appointed a Fellow of the College and will remain at Oxford for another year pursuing his post-graduate studies.

He is the grandson of Ambassador and Mrs Dapo Fafowora. Amb Fafowora was a Commonwealth Scholar at Trinity College, Oxford from 1969-72.

Speaking on his grandson's achievement, the proud grandfather said;

“Before Oxford, he was at Haberdashers College, a private school in London from where he obtained nine distinctions on his O levels, and four A levels distinctions. We are very proud of him.”

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