The First Class Degree is the highest level of degree one can acquire at the undergraduate level.
Below are five Nigerian celebrities who obtained first-class degrees from their respective tertiary institutions:
Adesuwa Etomi Wellington
The super talented actress-cum-singer fondly called ‘Susu’ graduated with a first-class degree in Drama and Performing Arts from the University of Wolverhampton, UK in 2006.
Tosin Olayinka Abiola aka Omo Brish is a London-based Nollywood actress.
The mother of two graduated from the London Metropolitan University with a first-class degree in August 2018.
The former BBNaija “Lockdown” housemate, Ozoemena Ozo Chukwu, popularly known as Ozo obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (first-class) in Economics and Cybernetics from one of Ukraine’s oldest technical Universities that focuses on IT and engineering education; Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics University.
In 2016 he was a student at Riga Technical University in Latvia, Northern Europe where he graduated with a Master of Science degree in Business and Financial Management in 2018.
In 2017 the ‘Superions’ boss was also trained at the Professional Football Scouts Association.
He is also a graduate of Turiba University in Latvia. He obtained a degree in Strategic Communication for Leadership, Communication, and Media Studies in 2017.
The media personality and brand influencer, Eniola Adeoluwa aka ‘lip gloss boy’ bagged first-class honours at 19.
He obtained a first-class degree with a CPGA of 4.71 in Media and Theater Arts from Ekiti State University in 2018.
Chinenye Nnebe, a talented young lady who has achieved fame as an actress, model and brand influencer graduated from Zenith University College in Accra, Ghana in October 2020 with a First-Class Honours in Business Administration.