A Nigerian Medical student for the first time ever has broken the academic record at a Russian University.
Victor Olalusi graduated from the Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow with an uncommon 5.0 cumulative GPA.
It is believed that this is the first time in the world anyone in the institution attained this feat. In 2013, Victor Olalusi became the best graduating student in the whole of Russia.
It is incredible that an African will be the first in Russia to graduate with such excellence.
“Olalusi is a hardworking person. It is not easy to achieve such in Russia; it goes with talent and hard work.”
Under the bilateral agreement between Russia and Nigeria, Olalusi enjoyed a scholarship in Russia. It justified the grand opportunity for Nigerians to make the best out of themselves in the Russian educational institution.
The Nigerian ministry of education has honored the Young man for representing the nation in a dashingly outstanding way.
To buttress the fact that his success was entirely on merit, Victor started displaying his academic excellence from his early days in Nigeria.
- In 2004, Victor made the best WAEC result in Nigeria.
- Jamb best student with a 322 score in 2006.
- Included on OAU Medicine First Merit list in 2006. He scored he highest.
Victor Olalusi has earned a place in Russian National Research Medical University – RNRMU’s Hall of fame for academic excellence. Victor whose success came forth through sheer hardwork is a strong advocate for honesty and diligence in medical practice.
In his valedictory speech, Victor says his hope is to serve his fatherland, Nigeria with his “wealth of experience and knowledge.”
Returning home, the star registered for the compulsory one-year housemanship training and the National Youth Service. In his interview, he admits that the educational environment in Russia is very conducive.
Victor Olalusi has an interest in Cardiology and Cardiovascular medicine. He also nurses the vision of institutionalizing the research and study of Malarial infections. The proposed ‘Institute of Malariology’ will hopefully help to reduce the number of deaths that are caused by the infection.