- A Nigerian man identified as Kene Igbokwe has been offered a fully-funded scholarship programme to get his MSc
- Igbokwe, who made the disclosure on his LinkedIn page, said he has accepted the scholarship
- Congratulatory messages have being pouring in for the young man since he broke the news on social media
A Nigerian man, Kene Igbokwe, has joined other nationals excelling academically as he been given a scholarship for his MSc in surgical sciences at the University of Edinburgh.
Igbokwe, who made the disclosure on his LinkedIn page, said he has accepted the unconditional offer to a fully-funded MSc. He expressed gratitude to God and his mentors for achieving such a feat.
The young man wrote on LinkedIn:
"I just accepted an unconditional offer to a fully-funded MSc in Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.
"It's always been surgery and research for me. So we move. Next is to obtain Membership of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, RCS Edinburgh. Thanks to the Almighty God and my mentors."
Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to congratulate Igbokwe. LinkedIn user named Ugonna Okpokwu wrote:
"I celebrate with you on this huge success. Keep soaring high."
Another user identified as Orji Williams Uguru wrote:
"Dr Kene, I’m super happy for you and I honestly wish you a great congratulations."
Nkoli Nnamonu wrote:
"Wow, congratulations Dr Kene! I'm super excited for you."
Nneamaka Nwodo wrote:
"Well-deserved and inspiring."
In other news, a Nigerian teenager, Ikechukwu Nwachukwu Dikko, is another person that has made the nation proud in his academic endeavour abroad.
Popularly called a professor at home and school because of the brilliance he shows in his actions and manner of talking, he is a student of Notre Dame High School in Connecticut.
The intelligent teenager has been winning awards in his elite school and in the White House, the latest being The Presidential Award For Elite Scholarship in America and the Connecticut Seal of Biliteracy.
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