Nigerian student Utof Ekong has just
become the first Nigerian to earn a “First
Class Degree” and become the best overall
student at Tokai University in Tokyo, Japan
The last time anyone graduated with a
grade point average similar to Utof Ekong
was over 50 years ago.
Utof, who put himself through school by
working two jobs has won many other
academic awards at the university; totaling
to about six awards. On top of all his
academic excellence, Utof also solved a 30
year old outstanding mathematical
equation in his first semester!
Utof speaks English, Yoruba, French and
Now that’s young, brilliant and black at it’s