UNILORIN Student Breaks Global Haircut Record


A 400-level student of the Department of Statistics, University of Ilorin Qudus Owoyemi, has set a new world record for the fastest time devoted to completing five skin fade haircuts.

This was made public via the University’s bulletin, issued on Monday.

The remarkable achievement was accomplished in just 14 minutes, 56 seconds, and 83 milliseconds.

It stated that the feat surpassed the previous record of 18 minutes and 57 seconds.

The publication explained that the event, which unfolded January 25, 2024 at the University, is expected to make the Guinness World Book of Records listing.

It stated that Owoyemi, a University scholar with an impressive CGPA of 4.87, performed the feat to the cheers of a captivated audience.

The event, according to the statement, was witnessed by the Sub-Dean of Student Affairs, Dr Mohammed Garba, and the Students Union President, Joseph Ologundudu.

In his reaction, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, lauded Owoyemi’s remarkable achievement, adding that the University was very proud of his feat.

Egbewole encouraged other students to pursue their passions, while assuring that the University’s management would continue to support innovation and lofty ideals that would elevate the institution’s reputation.

He observed that the achievement had further solidified the University’s commitment to excellence and innovation.


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