After over 20 rejections, Nigerian man will get N9.2bn scholarship in Ireland

– A younger man from Sokoto state, Maniru Ibrahim, has made the nation proud as he nailed a €20 million (N9,206,407,800) scholarship fund in Ireland

– The arithmetic guru stated the victory didn’t come low cost as he has needed to cope with quite a few rejections

– Many individuals congratulated him on social media as they stated he’s the epitome of how good Nigerians are

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A younger Nigerian man, Maniru Ibrahim, from Sokoto state has proven that the nation has many nice minds.

A primary-class graduate of arithmetic who completed from Usman Danfodiyo University, the person obtained a scholarship award price billions in naira for his PhD programme, Daily Star Nigeria experiences.

The man stated that he’s actually pleased about all of it.
Photos sources: @NigeriaTales, @ManirMaths
Source: Twitter

The €20 million (N9,206,407,800) scholarship is funded by the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research Training within the Foundation of Data Science.

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He shall be getting a yearly allowance of €18,500 (N8,515,927.22) at some point of his four-year programme. The scholarship funds additionally embrace journey and lodging allowances for conferences associated to his research.

In an unique interview with the Daily Star Nigeria, the person stated that he had his major, secondary and college education all in Sokoto and was posted to Zamfara to serve.

He revealed that he was some time in the past shortlisted for a grasp’s program for theoretical physics in Italy the place solely three Nigerians had been picked.

Ibrahim stated that when rejections turned a lot for his PhD, he was dampened. He acknowledged the PhD programme he was given is the primary of its form and he’s the one African to ever get it.

When information of his victory obtained to Twitter, beneath had been the issues individuals needed to say:

@AdewoleAdewuyi2 stated:

“Congratulations Maniru Ibrahim.”

@SenenIyorkaa stated:

“Congratulations to the young man. Wish him the very best.”

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@iam_abdoulmajid stated:

“Inspiring mehn! He’s someone I know like personally. He even taught and a friend maths.”

@emsuraaj stated:

“Indeed, a very good and hard working student.”

@m_chantu stated:

“A good Nigerian there proving our value to the world. Wishing him the best.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported {that a} 17-year-old Nigerian teenager, Victory Yinka-Banjo, who had 9 A’s in WAEC in 2020 is in the news again for even greater things.

Victory was provided full scholarships by Ivy League colleges; Yale College, Princeton University, Harvard, and Brown College in each the US and Canada to the tune of greater than $5 million (N1,902,500,000).

The teenager stated the entire growth got here as very shocking to her, including that she by no means thought any faculty would even provide her admission.

Source: Legit

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