Harold Ekeh, the 17 year old Nigerian who got admitted to all 8 Ivy League schools in the USA, (click here if you missed it), has made Nigerians in the Diaspora and at home proud of his great achievements.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora, Hon Abike Dabiri Erewa has also described Ekeh’s accomplishment as a “remarkable achievement,” stating that, it is always a thing of joy to learn of success stories of Nigerians in Diaspora, while also adding that millions of Nigerians are excelling in various fields abroad.
“I am proud of Ekeh’s accomplishments and it is high time Nigeria tapped into the enormous talents and successes of Nigerians in Diaspora for national development”.
Hon Abike Dabiri Erewa also wished him the very best as he decides which among the eight ivy league schools he will be choosing to fulfill his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon.
The Elmont high school senior, actually got admission into all 13 schools he applied to, including MIT and Johns Hopkins. He is also the founder of a mentoring program in his school in Long Island, New York City suburbs, with a goal of helping more students gain admission into top universities.