An Owo-born set of identical twins were among the successful candidates that were recently conferred with the prestigious doctorates degree awards from the premier University of Ibadan, Oyo State, during the just concluded convocation ceremony of the the institution.
The identical twins whose name were given as Taiwo Adenegan and Kehinde Adenegan, both of whom were said to have had things in common right from the womb. Highly intelligent, creative, dynamic and morally sound, Dr. Taiwo and Dr. Kehinde Adenegan attended same primary, secondary and tertiary citadel of learning for all their certificates up to PhD level which they both bagged at the same time from the prestigious premier University of Ibadan.
Taiwo, who is currently lecturing at Achiever, Owo, said to be a Counseling Psychologist from the Department of Counselling and Human Development Studies, University of Ibadan, specializes in youth and adolescent counseling with a bias in Marital and Family Therapy. He is a young Consultant, Researcher and a Public Speaker widely invited for seminars, conferences and workshops. He has published a good number of books plus several articles in revered journals.
Kehinde, on the other hand, is a multi-talented Researcher, Mathematics Educator, Numerical Analyst and Financial Mathematician. He holds a First Class in Mathematics and has traveled wide the globe in exploring Mathematics. He is currently lecturing at Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo where he is the Assistant Director of the College Management Information Systems Unit. He has to his credit many international and local journal articles.
The aspiring and creative twins, from a humble background have created niches for themselves among their equals. They submitted that they have been able to achieve their academic height through commitment and consistency with the support of God, whom they greatly reference from their childhood.
The early achievers, who have several testimonies to showcase diligence and godliness, have this to tell their world, “with God, you can achieve whatever good you desire and dream of”. The duo, who are PhD holders in their respective fields have passed through thick and thin to get to this enviable height.
Speaking at a separate interview with Journalist shortly after they were conferred with the award, the identical twins dedicated their PhD degree to God and their mother, whom both of them described as a responsible, committed and industrious woman, who could not read nor write but sacrificed her all to see them educated.
Taiwo and Kehinde, who find joy and fulfillment in their careers, persevered and consciously struggled to soar higher. “We at first desired to become medical doctors but were divinely ordered to become ‘doctors of book'”,they proudly declared.