The Akwa Ibom job-seeker who was raped and killed when a man after been lured her with a fake job interview, has emerged as one of the top students in her class.
Iniubong Umoren graduated with a 4.12 GPA from the Department of Philosophy, class of 2018/2019 at the University of Uyo.
The result of her class was shared online by some of her classmates. Also, the Head of Department of Philosophy, University of Uyo, Idorenyin Esikot, confirmed the result.
Speaking to Premium Time, the associate Professor said Miss Umoren, with such remarkable performance, would have been employed as a lecturer in the department.
He also described the deceased as a very focus and committed young lady who participated in other social activities.
Speaking about Iniobong Umore to Premium Times, Mr Esikot said, “She was a very committed and focused student, very hard working
. In fact, she was very versatile because apart from her academics, she was a footballer, playing for our female team.
“She was very social and dependable; she wasn’t the kind of student that would play around. Whatever she does, she was very committed,.”
Mr Esikot said Miss Umoren’s tragic end was a personal loss to him. “Anytime I remember it, it’s like a nightmare. Very unfortunate.”
“If she had been alive and wanted to come into the (teaching) profession, she is the kind of student we would encourage to come into the profession. Because that is a student that never failed a course and was always doing well. Those who know my department, before you can come out top the way she did, then you must agree that she was really hard working.
“We have some of our colleagues, who are lecturers (today), who graduated with less GPA than her,”