By Gift Nwaozor
Among the 241 graduands who bagged first class degree in the 2019 graduating class of the University of Ibadan was Miss Mary Ofure of Computer Science, who graduated with a perfect Cumulative Grade Point of 7.0.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka at the convocation ceremony on Tuesday, 12th of November made it known to the public that Mary is the first female and fourth person to graduate with such a perfect CGPA in the 71-year history of the University of Ibadan.
The Vice Chancellor, in his words, stated that the institution is proud of her. “This is worth celebrating. The world is now under your feet. Aim for the skies while we keep celebrating you”, he said.
The joyous crowd cheered and celebrated her with an ovation as she proceeded to get a warm hand shake from the Vice Chancellor. In her Valedictory speech, she urged other graduands to forge ahead and stronger as they enter into a new phase of life.