Former UBA Foundation cleaner graduates from UNILAG

Former UBA Foundation cleaner turned graduate Sodiq Olawoyin

A former cleaner at UBA Foundation Sodiq Olawoyin has graduated from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

Chief executive officer of UBA Foundation Bola Atta said in an Instagram post on Wednesday that Mr Olawoyin graduated with a second-class degree in public administration.

Atta, also the executive producer of REDTV, said she knew Olawoyin would do “exceptionally well in life” because of his hard work and determination, adding that he joined UBA Foundation as a cleaner but soon became office clerk while learning various things.

“Congratulations to @its.sodiq who joined the @ubafoundation in 2017 as a cleaner. He soon became an office clerk because of his hard work and determination,” she wrote.

“Sodiq continues to work at the Foundation honing his skills in photography, videography, learning about accounting and bookkeeping as he was going to #unilag (one of Nigeria’s most prestigious unis).

“Today he graduates from Unilag with a second-class degree in Public Administration. I just know this young man is going to do exceptionally well in life. Well done Sodiq! Keep soaring!”

Olawoyin, who describes himself as a documentary photographer and visual storyteller, also shared photos of himself in the university’s graduation outfit on Instagram.

“Alhamdulilahi! Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Degree, Public Administration, University of Lagos,” he wrote.