Alaafin of Oyo’s daughter emerges best graduating M.Sc student in UNILAG

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III’s daughter, Adedoja, has emerged as the best graduating student in her master’s class at the University of Lagos.

The good news of the princess’ feat was shared on social media as thousands of people gathered to celebrate.

On the Alaafin of Oyo’s Instagram page, photos of Princess Doja with the king and other well-wishers was posted with a caption that reads: “The daughter of the Alaafin of Oyo also graduated from the Master’s program in the category of first class from the department of History and international studies.”

Adedoja Adeyemi bagged a Master of Arts Degree in African and Diaspora Studies from the University of Lagos with a distinction and as the best graduating student from her class. She had a CGPA of 4.63 (distinction) in the MA programme. This made Doja the first student to graduate with distinction from the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies since its establishment in 2017.

Princess Doja had her Bachelor of Arts degree in History and International studies from Osun state university. Speaking on why she chose her course of study. She said: “I chose African Studies because I studied history for my B.A. I like African history and studies related to African culture to know how I could contribute to African intellectual development.”

Princess Doja also spoke on what is next for her after bagging her masters. According to her, she is open to opportunities.

In her words: “I might be looking further into academics and entertainment, but I am open to very positive opportunities.”

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