ABU zaria best student shares success secrets .

A 23 year old Al- Amin Bashir Bugaje from katsina state emerged the graduating student at the 2017 convocation of the Ahmadu bello university (ABU) Zaria with cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.93.


He got cash reward of N1m from chancellor of the university, obi of Onitsha, igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe and scholarship from the nigeria petroleum corporation (NNPC) up to PHD. In an interview with the education report, Bugaje revealed the secret of his success. Tell us more your background ?

I am from katsina state, I was born 23 years ago in katsina. Hail from Bugaje and a son of a renowned banker, malam Bashir, Bugaje a younger brother to DR.usman Bajaje former secretary of action Congress of nigeria. Attended therbow primary school from 2006 2012 before getting admission into Abu to study electrical engineering. Obtained nine(9) credits with five distinctions in my west African senior school certificate examinations (wassce).

I had distinction in mathematics, further mathematics, physics, and biology. I also scored 250 in jamb and 230 post utme. You emerged the best graduating student of ABU out of 8,260 students, how do you feel about this acamedic feat.

Honestly, I was excited, infact I have never expected to be the best, but I God thank Almighty for that. This its really a big challenge. What is the secret of your success?


First of all, you have to know exactly what you do, secondly you have to put into practise. Acknowledge that you can make it and determine to achieve it. So it is all about commitment to learning and studying. I believe anybody that found himself. In a good learning environment and is willing to learn can achieve and achieve.