“Nigeria is blessed with abundant human potentials which is officially acknowledged in Russia”,these were the words of Doctor Victor Olalusi, who graduated from Russia National Research Medical University in Moscow with the Cumulative Point Average (CGPA) of 5.0 in 2013.
The genius who was in the Faculty of Clinical Sciences got the highest CGPA for all the courses he took in the seven years he studied Medicine in Russia.
The University rated him as the Best Graduating Student in the whole of Russian Federation as he became the first person to have such feat in Russia.
His life journey started right from secondary school as he was the Best Graduating Student at Aquinas College, Akure, Ondo State where he obtained distinctions in all the subjects he offered in the 2004 West Africa School Certificate Examination. He later enrolled in the Pre-degree Programme of the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, where he emerged as the best Pre-degree Student with a score of 80%.
In 2006, he scored 321 point out of 400 in the University Matriculation Examination making him the Best Science Student in Nigeria. He eventually got a scholarship from Cowbell and the Joint Matriculation Board to study Medicine and Surgery in the Obafemi Awolowo University in 2006 as he scored the total of 326 point out of 400 emerging as the highest scorer in the university post-UME examination in 2006.
He was then awarded scholarship to study Medicine at the Russian National Research Medical University. Because of his intelligence and achievements, the Nigeria government in 2013 held a special recognition and award ceremony for him at Abuja, Guardian reported
He is a role model to so many youths as he inspires youths to be the best at whatever they do and in also portraying Nigeria well in whatever country they find themselves as he is a firm believer in the abundant potentials in Nigeria.