The National Council of the Chemical Society of Nigeria has praised one of its members, Stella Chinelo, who recently broke a 100-year academic record at the Mysore University, India.
Chinelo was named the best graduating student in the school.
She won 20 gold and five cash prizes at the university’s 99th convocation.
The President of the Chemical Society of Nigeria, Prof Sunday Okeniyi, in a congratulatory message on Saturday, described Stella as a great asset to Nigeria.
According to him, she should be given support to enable her to achieve greater heights.
Chinelo, who is also a member of Women in Chemistry, Delta Chapter of the Chemical Society of Nigeria, served the country in 2016 as a youth corps member at the Federal University of Petroleum, Effurun, Delta State.
She graduated with a first-class honours in chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.
The CSN President also said that there was a need to create an enabling environment for her realise her goals.