24-yr-old Nigerian law student wins best First Class Law prize in UK

A 24-year-old Nigerian, Oluwatobi Olasunkanmi, has won the William Charnley Prize for the best First Class in Law at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

A 24-year-old Nigerian has won the William Charnley Prize for the best First Class in Law at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Oluwatobi Olasunkanmi, the son of the former Minister of Youth Development, Senator Akinlabi Olasunkanmi, was the best First Class Law student for the graduating set.

The University's Senior Tutor, Dr Philip Johnson, congratulated Olasunkanmi over his success in an official correspondence.

“Many congratulations on obtaining the best Hughes Hall First Class in your BA in Law. In recognition, the College has awarded you with the William Charnley Prize” Johnson wrote.

His father

The law graduate's elated father said his son's success brings honor to the entire country.

“Sincerely speaking, my joy is not only because he is my son but because he has represented Nigeria well by bringing a laurel which has manifested in the best First Class Prize in Law," Senator Olasunkanmi said.

Olasunkanmi was the only black student in his set.

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