- A Nigerian man recently shared his academic journey and success story on social media to inspire people
- Peter Justin Akpan, who graduated from high school at the age of 15 as the best commercial student of his set, also bagged a first-class degree in Accounting at the age of 19
- At the age of 20, the young man also got a graduate internship offer with the Deal Advisory unit of a multinational advisory firm, KPMG Nigeria
A Nigerian man identified as Peter Justin Akpan has taken to social media to express gratitude to God for his academic journey and success.
Peter said he graduated from high school at the age of 15 and was the best commercial student of his set.
According to the young man, he gained admission into the university at the age of 16 and his journey of becoming a chartered accountant began.
His LinkedIn post read in part:
"At 17, I became an Associate Accounting Technician and bagged two INTERNATIONAL AWARDS from the Association of Accounting Bodies West Africa.
"At 18, I qualified as a CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, emerging as one of the YOUNGEST Chartered Accountants in the HISTORY of Nigeria."
The young man graduated top of his class with a first-class bachelor's degree in Accounting at the age of 19.
He got a scholarship from the CFA Institute to write the first level of the CFA Program Exams.
"At 20, I landed a GRADUATE INTERNSHIP offer with the Deal Advisory unit of a Multinational Advisory Firm, KPMG Nigeria and the experience so far has been thrilling."
He disclosed that he recently passed level 1 of the CFA Program exams to emerge among the top 10% best performing candidates globally.
He returned all the glory to God and advised people to believe in themselves as they continue to forge ahead in life, adding that anything is possible.
In other news, Bosiako Antwi, a young man who graduated from the University of Ghana with a second-class upper from in Political Science now works as a car wash attendant.
In a narration that was sighted by Briefly.co.za on the personal handle of Mawuli Fui Kwadzovia, it was indicated that Antwi looked unusually polite, composed and smart.
In fact, according to Mawuli, Antwi told someone, "Boss, I will be with you shortly," which struck a chord in Mawuli to seek more information regarding the educational background of the gent.
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