Atabor Hamza Adenoyi, a young brilliant Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) student has made history in the department of electronics and telecommunications engineering department, as he bagged first class degree honor with excellent grade.
Atebor Hamza graduated with a Cumulative Grade Point of 4.83/5.00 being the best undergraduate result from the department since it’s establishment 9 years ago.
“At 17, I left the department of Biological sciences in my 2nd year to pursue a degree in engineering, after setting my mind straight to explore my hidden potentials. It wasn’t easy, to begin with, but the determination to keep going gave me the push I needed in those moments…
“If I were asked to define the entirety of my experience, I would say that I am focused on development, moving from where I am to where I want to be. After making efforts to acquire ICT-related skills (in programming), I was compelled to learn computer networking,” Atebor narrated.
Adoyeni was part of the contingent of six students from the University who received the Vice-Chancellor Award in 2021 for outstanding and brilliant performance a the Huawei Nigeria ICT Competition.
The Competition, which was the fifth in the series, had a participation record of almost 15,000 students from over 2,000 colleges and universities in more than 82 countries and regions globally.
Atabor Hamza Adenoyi led the team the earned first prize in Network Track globally.
He expressed appreciation to the head of departmental, Dr. A. D. Usman, his lecturers, family, and friends for supporting him through this journey.