Climbing the academic walls of the higher institution down to the peak of obtaining a doctorate degree (PHD) has always been considered to be quite a meritorious feat. Nigerians are one of the most educated nationalities.
Starting from the “Last not Least”, The 5 youngest PHD Holders in Nigeria are:
5. Dr. Olabisi Adeyemi
This young intellectual earned her PhD in Botany from the University of Lagos. Though she had maintained a track record of academic successes right from her secondary school, she acknowledge that having a PhD at her age, and the record of being the best graduating PhD student didn’t come easy.
Born in Lagos Island local government of Lagos state, Dr. Adeyemi attended Girls’ Academy, L/Island where she was the best student in WAEC, with seven distinctions. She proceeded to University of Lagos and graduated with a first class degree in botany in 2006. She completed her PhD in within record time in 2012.
4. Dr. Opeyemi Shodipe
This young Nigerian scholar bagged her Bachelor’s Degree at 19, from Babcock University. After the mandatory NYSC programme, she entered for a Masters at University of Ibadan, graduating best in her department. She capped it with a well-deserved Doctorate degree in Information Science from her alma mater, Babcock University. She was 25.
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