Miss Kikiayo Mimiko, daughter of the former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state was on Saturday in Lagos, presented, along other outstanding students, with the British Council Recognition and outstanding Cambridge Learners Award.
SUNSHINE HERALD learnt Kikiayo emerged the best candidate in Economics in Nigeria at the November 2015 Cambridge Examinations.
The parent of the awardee, Dr. and Mrs Mimiko received the award on behalf of their daughter from the Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embsay, Mr. Andrew Davidson.
While responding on behalf of parents of the awardees at the occasion, Dr Mimiko commended the British Council for promoting quality education in Nigeria.
He said, the award will motivate students to work hard so as to be recognised.
He said the cutting-edge education being provided for Nigerian youths will enable them to be globally competitive.
Mimiko further reiterated his belief in Nigeria, adding that with the corps of youthful Nigerians that were being recognised for their academic achievements by the council, the future of the country is assured.