Pius Ojemolon, a graduate of medicine, of the University of Benin has amongst the 12,808 students who graduated from the University reportedly received 19 awards at his university convocation on Saturday, Punch reports.
The awards include school sponsored Best graduating student in pathology, Best graduating student in pharmacology, Best graduating student in community health, Best graduating student in obstetrics and gynaecology, Best graduating student in internal medicine, Best graduating student in surgery, Best graduating student in the School of Medicine and others sponsored by groups and individuals.
Ojemolon recieved his primary school education at Licia Private School, Ewah Road, Benin City, Edo State before moving on to Convent Christian Academy, in Benin City for his secondary school education.
Punch reports that Ojemolon has always been an outstanding student, garnering the admiration of his lecturers, colleagues and Nigerians.
In 2015, he was awarded the Most Outstanding Medical Student for his ground-breaking distinction in the third professional Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in Pathology and Clinical Pharmacology.
Speaking of the source of his inspiration, the 23-year-old said: “God above all, then my parents, Mr and Mrs Pius Ojemolon. They have inspired me since I was a child and I’m eternally grateful to them.”
Outside of hi love for medicine, Ojemolon keeps busy analysing sports on ‘the4musketeers.com.ng’, a sports platform co-founded by himself and three of his friends.