Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State held its 14th Combined Special Convocation for first degree today April 22, 2022 for 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 set of graduates.
Mrs Helen Onyinyechi Maduakonam, a mother of 4 children from Enugu State Nigeria bagged a First Class degree in Accounting. A closer look at the background of Mrs Helen revealed that she already has a degree in Management before switching to Accounting.
When asked how she managed to achieve the feat, the very intelligent mum recounted how determination and the support of her husband helped her pull through. She explained that combining family duties as a wife and being a student was very challenging but he made use of every available opportunity to study and made First Class by the special grace of God. She advised mothers who are still interested in going back to school not to give up on their dreams.
A check on the Convocation brochure showed on page 176 that Mrs Helen Onyinyechi Maduakonam was one of four(4) students that graduated with First Class in department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Sciences, 2018/2019 session out of over 550 graduates from the said department.
Such an intelligent person is supposed to be retained by the University as she is on her way to the pinnacle of academics. A further check on her showed that Mrs Helen has almost completed her MSc at the prestigious University of Ibadan in same department.
We say congratulations to Mrs Helen and wish her all the best as she pursues her dreams.
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