Another Nigerian, Damilola Arowolaju has made the country proud in the United States of America as he bagged a PhD in Law from The George Washington University, USA.
Damilola who is an Indigene of Omuo Local Government in Ekiti State is the son of a former Special Adviser to Ex-Governor Segun Oni Dr Bayo Arowolaju.
The 24-year old who was decorated with the honour during the university’s virtual convocation ceremonies held on May 21, 2020, was also the President of the 2020 PhD graduating students.
His father confirmed the news to journalists in Ado Ekiti on Saturday as he expressed delight over the feat achieved by his son.
He added that the honour was done on his son at the age he secured admission to the University of Lagos, where he studied Sociology.
Ekiti Indegene Bags PhD
In his words, Damilola gave an address to the fellow graduands as the President of the GW Bar Association.
Arowolaju appealed to the Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi to reevaluate the scope of the State’s scholarship board to be able to benefit the children of the poor, who are outstanding in their academics.
In a video clip containing his speech to the graduand, Damilola promised to promote justice for all manners of men, irrespective of creed, race and class.
The young academic added that no sacrifice is too much to make to protect human rights and promote self-respect among humanity.
According to him, the promotion of self-respect is the best way to entrench equality in the system adding that Justice demands huge sacrifices that would guarantee constitutional freedoms.
He, however, linked his academic success to the sacrifices made his my parents.