Meet UNIZIK Best
Graduating Student, Ikenna
At the 11th convocation ceremony of the
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Ikenna Henry
Ozofor was recognised as the best graduating
student and also the valedictorian of the
Ikenna graduated from the department of
Chemical Engineering with a total grade point of
According to his speech, he said he never
thought he would graduate with a first class even
though he knew he was blessed with all it takes
to be the best.
He attributed his academic feat to hard work,
perseverance and persistence, noting that failure
was not an option for him despite offering tough
He said he finished as the best student in
secondary school and that gained him
scholarship awards from ABC Transport
Company, Shell Petroleum Development
Company (SPDC), Chevron Agbami JV, and Allied
Energy which saw him through school.
Ikenna revealed that he did not spend long hours
reading his books because he didn’t have the
stamina to rather he consistently maximize the
little time he reserved for reading.
Unlike most First Class graduates who normally
stay away from social activities while in school,
Ikenna is different because he saw social life as
part and parcel of education.
He urged the undergraduates to study hard and
pray for God’s guidance bearing in mind that
theirs no short cut to success.