The First Class Degree is the highest level of degree you can acquire at the undergraduate level. This has made the first-class degree evenly sought after by students and employers of all kinds of industries and disciplines.
Here are Fiv e(5) Nigerian Celebrities who can boast of obtaining a first class degree from top institutions.
1. Naira Marley
Azeez, Adeshina Fashola was born 10th May,1991. He is known professionally as Naira Marley, he is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, “Marlians”.
Naira Marley is a first class graduate with B.A and MSc from Peckham Academy, UK.
A lady whose name is Funke Fatai also wrote, “Do you know Naira Marley is a graduate of Peckham Academy in the UK where he graduated with a distinction in business. The shocking aspect of his biography is that, he is a Master’s degree holder!!! And you are there shouting Marlians don’t graduate, I pity you.
We urge Marlians to emulate the important aspect of their leader and get serious with their education.
2.Adesua Etomi Wellington:
A lot of you know Adesua as a well- established and highly talented actress, who is married to popular Nigerian singer Banky W. But what you may not know is that she graduated from the University of Wolverhampton, bagging a first class in drama and performing arts. No wonder she is such a talented actress.
Korede Bello was born on 26th of February, 1996 in Lagos State , Nigeria , where he completed his primary and secondary school education. He started performing at the age of 7 and went by the stage name African Prince .
He graduated with a first-class from the Nigeria Institute of Journalism. According to multiple reports, Korede graduated with first-class alongside seven (7) others out of the thousands that graduated in his set.
Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu, known as BBNaija Ozo, He was born on August 4th, 1993. He is a Sports Analyst and consultant, Ozo was among the Big Brother Naija Lockdown Housemates.
Ozoemena Ozo Chukwu, popularly known as Ozo is from a family that placed a high value on education. He has two sisters, who are medical doctors, and a younger sister, who’s a lawyer.
BBN Ozo had most of his education abroad. He attended Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics University (one of the oldest technical Universities in Ukraine that focuses on IT and engineering education), where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Cybernetics. He graduated with first-class before he later moved to one of the Universities in Europe to obtain his master’s degree in Business and Financial Management
5. Maria Iwobi
Maria Iwobi is the sister to the Nigerian football player, Alex Iwobo. Maria studied at the University of Leister and graduated with a first class honours in 2019.
Her proud father, Chuka, took to his Facebook page and wrote; ” so many reasons to thank the Lord…My Daughter Marie made a First Class in Maths with Actuarial Science.”