- A final year medical student has appealed to Nigerians to help her raise the sum of N4.8 million required to facilitate her graduation
- The student identified as Chigbu-Jonah Chimamaka says her father has been unable to pay her school fees since his retirement five years ago
- Chimamaka says every contribution will go a long way to save her career
Chigbu-Jonah Chimamaka, a final year medical student of Bowen University in Iwo, Osun state, has called on Nigerians to help her raise the sum of N4.8 million required to facilitate her graduation.
The student took to her Twitter page on Sunday, April 26, to make the plea, saying every contribution will go a long way to save her career.
The lady said that her father has not been able to pay her school fees since his retirement five years ago.
She wrote: “I am appealing to anyone reading this, fundraising for my fees to raise the sum of 4.8 million naira is still on and every contribution would go a long way to save my career."
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In other news, Nigerians have been making the news recently for their ingenuity, and a 19-year-old medicine and surgery student of the University of Nigeria has joined the list with her ability to speak Korean, Swahili, Shona, Filipino, Spanish, and Indonesian fluently without leaving the shores of Nigeria.
The disclosure was made by a Twitter user Maazi Ogbonnaya, who also said the teenager could write, teach and translate the aforementioned languages.
Nigerians took to the comment section of the tweet to express their surprise at the teenager's level of intelligence.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a medical doctor in the United Kingdom identified as Dr Leanne Armitage said she battled low self-esteem while growing up.
She took to LinkedIn to make the disclosure, saying she had a dream of becoming a medical doctor while she was 15-years-old.
Dr Armitage, who shared a picture of when she was 15, said there were several obstacles in her way at the time.
She said the obstacles included battling low self-esteem, growing up in a single-parent home, meeting her father for the first time shortly after starting medical school, having no medics in her family and having a mother who was only educated to GCSE level and had no clue how to navigate the higher education system.
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