Duamlong set an academic record for graduating as the best student with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.32 at 70 years old, as announced by the vice-chancellor of the university, Professor Tanko Ishaya. The artist is a native of Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State and has spent his whole life in the sports industry; he will clock 70 years old in July 2023. Baba Duamlong was a one-time coach of Nigeria’s senior football team, Super Eagles. In this interview with The Education Report at his Rantiya residence in Jos, while painting some artworks, he gave insights into his switch to the world of art, color and painting, the secret of his academic record of 4.32 CGPA, and his conferment with a first degree at 70 years old.
Fine and Applied Arts
Mr. Ben Lutnaan Duamlong