Inspirational Stories | Nigerian student Ufot Ekong breaks 50 year Japan record of Excellence

Posted October 20, 2015 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Education ~ 2,974 views



A Nigerian student has broken a 50-yr record in Japan after graduating with 1st class degree and best overall student from Tokai University in Tokyo Japan.

Ufot Ekong from Akwa Ibom State was the best overall student, and the first Nigerian to achieve this feat since 1965, solving a mathematical equation that could not be solved 30-yrs ago in his first semester.

Ekong won a Japanese language award for foreigners, in addition to two patents under his name for developing an electric car.

Ufot Ekong is currently working with Nissan.

Source — CCTV Africa

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