Miss Rabiyat Usman , a first class graduate of
the Rhema University » , Aba has said that her
conversion to Christianity transformed the course
of her life and academics.
Usman, therefore, charged undergraduates of
Nigerian Universities to fear God and be
disciplined, if they wanted a brighter future.
The 23-year-old graduate gave this advice in Aba
on Monday, after her graduation on Saturday,
during an interview with the News Agency of
Nigeria (NAN) in Aba.
Usman, who has finished her youth service,
urged undergraduates to prepare themselves for
a competitive world out there with discipline,
fear of God and obedience to the university
The first class graduate said that there was no
future for lazy and undisciplined graduates in the
larger society, hence the need for a brighter
future through hard work.
She said she made a first class honours degree
because she was fortunate to have accepted
Jesus Christ as her Saviour early at Living Word
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“ I actually came into this Secondary School at
Nkwerre, Imo State from a different religion, but I
became a Christian in JSS 1, while studying in the
“My conversion made all the difference because
Christianity really helped me to learn the tenets
that support hard work and connection to God’s
assistance. It was God all the way.
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Usman thanked Brother Emma Okorie , the Rhema
University Chancellor, for believing in her.
According to her, she was given a scholarship
from JSS 1 at the Living Word Academy,
Nkwerre, Imo State, to her final year in Rhema
The Okene-born Usman said that she had
secured admission to Buckingham University, in
the U.K. to further her education, before
returning to bless Nigerians with her expertise.
She, however, noted that she would prefer to
study at Harvard University, but stressed that
she needed some scholarship or funding, to help
her to pay tuition overseas.
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