Man makes his nation proud and wins massive school award in US

Man makes his nation proud and wins massive school award in US

- Ifeanyi Okpala has represented Nigeria well in the US with his academic success, joining a pool of other successful Nigerians abroad

- The Nigerian man won the 2020 department of civil, construction and environmental engineering outstanding MS thesis award

- Ifeanyi finished his MS degree with excellent contributions of 105-page thesis and four conference papers, among others

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A Nigerian man, Ifeanyi Okpala, studying in the US has made the nation really proud by winning a special award for his MS thesis at the University of Alabama Graduate School.

It should be noted that about five months ago or so, Ifeanyi earned his master's degree in flying colours as he completed a 105-page thesis, two journal articles, four conference papers, and had a CGPA of 4.0/4.0.

On the school's Twitter page on Wednesday, May 6, he was announced as the winner of the 2020 department of civil, construction and environmental engineering outstand MD thesis award.

Briefly.co.za learned that the Nigerian is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Alabama. This is no mere feat, it is indeed commendable.

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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Sho Madjozi scooped a different kind of award. Sho Madjozi has won the Favourite African Star award at the Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards (KCA) 2020.

The rapper told TshisaLIVE she couldn't be happier for the awesome honour.

She said, “Our job is to work, move forward and never reverse. Nickelodeon thank you for this amazing award and to everyone that voted. I am so excited! World, we have one message for you, Africa is coming and we are coming for you."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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