18-year- old Boubini Jones-Wonni, who hails from Arogbo in Ondo state has emerged and awarded as best graduating student from Miles College, Metropolitan Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, USA.
She one of the children from the Niger-Delta states that sat for a special exam conducted by KAPLAN in Lagos to select the best to study in the university under the PAP, by a former Coordinator and Adviser on the PAP to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Hon. Kingsley Kuku.
She was initially granted admission by the University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA, at age 15 to study Medicine, but could not make it to the school due to late resumption.She, therefore, settled for Miles College in Alabama to pursue her first degree in Biology.
Expressing her joy,the brainy youngster said:“I want to express my gratitude to God and then to the Federal Government through the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, to avail me of this opportunity to gain admission into Miles College in Alabama to pursue my first degree in Biology. “Today, I have successfully completed the programme, I thank God for being with me throughout the programme, and He crowned my effort. I was not expecting this but I thank God.”
Meanwhile, Howard University, Washington D.C, USA, at the weekend granted her admission to study medicine, where she will become a trained neurologist and surgeon soon.