Photo News: Nigerian Student Solves 30-year-old Maths Equation At Japanese University

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 8, 2015 0 Comments

A Nigerian student named Ufot Ekong has made history at Tokai University in Tokyo, Japanese.

Ufot Ekong, has done the nation proud and also broke academic record at Japanese university by solving  a 30 year old maths equation. grapevine learnt that the Nigeria student solve a 30-year-old maths equation and also achieved the highest grades at a university in Japan for 50 years.

Ufot Ekong, who studied at Tokai University in Tokyo, achieved a first class degree in electrical engineering and scored the best marks at the university since 1965.

Ufot Ekong

Ufot Ekong

He began his success early at the university, solving a 30-year-old maths equation in his first semester.

Throughout his university career Mr Ekong has won six awards for academic excellence. The brilliant mathematician worked two jobs alongside his studies to pay his way as a student.

Mr Ekong also speaks English, French, Japanese and Yoruba and won a Japanese language award for foreigners. He is currently working for Nissan and already has two patents for electronic car design to his name.

Tokai University is a prestigious private university based in the Japanese capital, which was founded in 1924. It is focused on the sciences and technology and roughly 60 per cent of all students are enrolled in these schools.

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