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OOU Medical Student Sets New Record In Nigeria

A student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Dr Saheed Alabi has emerged the overall best medical student in Nigeria.

Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Saburi Adesanya, disclosed this prior to the Univeristy's 35th anniversary and convocation slated for January 31, adding that 43 students graduated with a First Class degrees out of 5,809 students.

He also added that 41 Ph.D graduates, 379 masters degree holders, 110 postgraduate diploma, 811 second class upper, 2,319 second class lower and 1192 third class, just as it recorded 20 passes in its combined 2014/15, 2015/16 convocation ceremony.

Adesanya stated that the institution Senate has approved that a special degree award be conferred on the overall best graduating student, Dr Saheed Alabi, from the Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences of OOU, who had distinctions in seven courses out of 10 in the College of Medicine.  

Nobody has ever had such sterling result, he said.

Alabi graduated with MBChB with Honours, having distinctions in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology and surgery.


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