By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
A twenty year old from Itsekiri Ethnic Nationality in Delta State, Nigeria, Utseoritselaju Okorodudu is currently being celebrated by his family members,friends and relatives as he emerged as the overall best graduating student of the “Class of 2019” of the American University of Nigeria, (AUN) in Yola, Adamawa State, AUTHENTIC News Daily has gathered.
Joined in the celebration were Mrs. Paulina Omagbe and Karen Uwale Bubu, aunts to the new graduand.
As a result of the laudable feat by Utseoritselaju who bagged a 1st Class Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Chemistry, his relatives have taken to the social media where they showered him with encomiums especially for the academic hardwork and for not disappointing his parents and the people of Warri Kingdom.
Utseoritselaju also went five different awards from the University which includes,”for Academic Excellence, VPAA&Provost Award for Academic Excellence.
“Award for Academic Excellence, overall graduating student in the School of Arts& Sciences.
” Award for Academic Distinction, Best graduating student in Petroleum Chemistry and
“Haruna Musa Award for Academic Excellence, AUN Founder’s Award for outstanding academic perfornance as well as Winelight Award for Academic Excellence.
He was announced as the overall best graduating student by authority of the University during its graduation ceremony on Saturday.
At the moment Utseoritselaju was announced as the overall best graduating student, his father, Mr. Paul Okorodudu said,”Warri No dey carry last. Congratulations to the best graduating student,Mr. Utseoritselaju Okorodudu, a Petroleum Chemistry major from Delta State.”
It was learnt that Utseoritselaju Okorodudu was the President of AUN Football Association.