- Bukola Abubakar, a Nigerian lady, has celebrated herself for passing her exam as she became a medical doctor in the UK
- The Nigerian said that she was initially discouraged when she failed her £4000 (N1,963,762.80) medical exam in 2018, a failure that made her cry
- On Friday, July 17, she got her first salary as a medical officer in the United Kingdom
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A Nigerian lady, Bukola Abubakar, has celebrated her win as she eventually became a doctor in the UK after conquering challenges.
In a Twitter post on Friday, July 17, Bukola said that she failed the UK medical licensing exam in 2018 which was worth £4000 (N1,963,762.80) and was greatly saddened by it all.
A year after that, she passed it as she was given a license to practice in the country. By June 2020, the Nigerian got her first job and first payslip on Friday, July 17.
She said that the great achievement still amazes her as she advised anyone going through any issue presently not to give up hope, that they will succeed too.
See her Twitter post below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a doctor in the US, Sandy Charles, and her husband, Theodore Nyama, were honoured as some of the best doctors in America.
Sandy said that she is very grateful to receive the award with her husband as she called the achievement a blessing.
The partners were recognized by Charlotte Magazine as the 2020 top doctors in Charlotte. Sandy said that they had to move to the community five years ago.
In other news, Chika Eze, represented the country well in the diaspora as she was on Monday, June 8, sworn to the State Bar of Georgia.
According to her, the ceremony was performed by Judge Emily K Richardson of the Fulton County Superior Court.
With the swearing-in, Chika’s name can now be found in the Georgia attorney directory and also the Nigerian Bar Association. She is under 30 years and has two bar licenses in the US and Nigeria.
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Another Nigerian, Abimbola Johnson, spoke about the realities she faces in UK being a criminal defense lawyer.
Abimbola said that her experience in a white-dominated country has made her sensitive to how a person’s identity can affect them in life.
In talking about her work and skin, she said that sometimes she is the only one sharing the same blackness with her clients in courts.
“My blackness also means that often I’m the only person in court that shares skin colour with my clients and there are times when I’ve understood a cultural context to their instructions that has not been picked up by others,” she said.
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