In a momentous occasion for the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), the 37th and 38th convocation ceremonies on Friday, October 20, 2023 witnessed a remarkable achievement as 450 students bagged First Class honours degrees.
One outstanding figure among these graduates was Alamu Azeez Adebayo, an Iwo indigene. His academic journey at Unilorin would make history, as he became the first graduate in the university’s 47-year existence to achieve a First Class degree in the Department of Political Science.
Recalled that in December 2022, we posted that an Iwo Indigene broke a 40-Year Record by graduating with a First Class at UNILORIN.
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Alamu Azeez Adebayo hails from Lakata Compund (Ile Lakata), Iwo, Osun State. Alamu Azeez Adebayo’s remarkable achievement is further highlighted by his impressive 4.58 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).
The significance of his accomplishment did not go unnoticed, as Distinguished Professor Toyin Falola, a revered figure in academia, bestowed a full-scale scholarship to a PhD program upon Alamu Azeez Adebayo, popularly known as ‘Mr. Nigeria.’
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Alamu Azeez Adebayo’s journey through Unilorin’s Department of Political Science is a remarkable story of perseverance, academic excellence, and breaking the mould.
The historic First Class graduate, Alamu Azeez Adebayo, shall forever be remembered as a jinx breaker, setting a new standard for excellence in the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, 40 years after its establishment.
The beautiful story of this Iwo-born genius can also be called “First-Class to PhD Scholarship“!