The two female student who graduated with grade points of 5.0, from the University Of Lagos, Miss Taiwo Bankole, 22 and Miss Oyindamola Omotuyi 21, has confirmed that truly, what a man can do, a woman can do even better.
Omotuyi who hails from Ondo state studied System Engineering while Bankole from Lagos state studied Cell Biology and Genetics.
It was learnt that both were members of Redeemed Campus Fellowship, (RCF)
In an interview with newsmen, the two girls revealed the secret behind their success.
According to Omotuyi, she got the inspiration to read from her father who she said reads all night.
She went ahead to disclose that she initially was not a brilliant student. But got the determination to work hard after so many failures.
On the social front, Omotuyi mentioned she never had a boyfriend as she understood that there is time for everything and spend most of her time with female friends and fellowship members and sometimes watch movies.
She said that she is currently waiting for her NYSC but if God permits, she will go for her master. She encourages students desiring her kind of achievement to go for it stating that any one can achieve it.
On her own part, Taiwo Bankole admitted that she didn’t find it rosy as she failed UTME the first time and had to go for a diploma programme which later gained her admission into UNILAG.
According to her, she never knew that she could graduate with a first class but midway, she noticed that her GPA was sound enough and that was when she started aspiring to finish with a first class.
And she took the step by reading for 6
Just like Omutoyi, Bankole also said she never had a boyfriend but mingled with female pals and casual male friends and also watch movies at times.
According to her, she would like to go for Masters in Genetics.
She further advised students to work hard and never lose focus.