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Nigerian stranded at UNIOSUN emerges best graduating student all over Ukraine


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Lateefat Oyeleye Abiola, a former student of the Osun State University, has emerged the best graduating student in all of Ukraine.

According to NAN, she also emerged best graduating medical student at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine, and she delivered the institutions valedictory speech on Saturday.

Abiola was sponsored to the Ukrainian university by the government of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to complete her studies.

She scored 95.6 per cent to emerge the best, not just in her university, where she beat 564 other students, but overall in Ukraine.

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The announcement of her feat was made at a pre-convocation meeting held at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkov, by Vil S. Bakirov, President of the university.

Kharkiv University is the only university in Ukraine that has produced three Nobel laureates.

There were 49 other students from Osun state, in her set, sponsored to the school and they all passed their exams.

Lateefat was one of the 85 medical students of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN) left stranded and unable to complete their studies after the National Universities Commission in 2012 refused to accredit the course for lack of a medical school.

However, in 2014, Aregbesola decided to fully sponsor the 85 students that belonged to two different sets to complete their medical studies at the Kharkiv National University, Ukraine.

The convocation ceremony was attended by Labo Popoola, a professor and Vice-Chancellor of UNIOSUN

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