Nigerian woman finally bags PhD after struggling for many years in US
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Nigerian woman finally bags PhD after struggling for many years in US

- A Nigerian woman has taken to social media to narrate how God changed her story in the United States

- According to Nwamaka Oparaoji, she was given a childhood pet name that means worthless woman

- Nwamaka, who lost her dad when she was nine years, moved to the United States with a bachelor's degree to work at Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through window

- She says she made $50 per week, took three buses to work and got paid $5.60 per hour

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A Nigerian woman identified as Nwamaka Oparaoji has taken to social media to narrate how she survived since she lost her father at the age of nine.

Nwamaka, who took to her LinkedIn page to share her story, said she travelled to the United States with a bachelor's degree and worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through window.

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According to her, she made $50 per week, took three buses to work and got paid $5.60 per hour.

The woman, who said she was given a childhood pet name that means worthless woman, disclosed that she also worked as a nursing assistant.

Nigerian woman finally bags PhD after struggling for many years in US

Nwamaka Oparaoji. Photo credit: Nwamaka Oparaoji/LinkedIn
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Nwamaka said she started education all over again from English 101 at a community college and worked three jobs while raising 3 boys despite the fact that she was in school full time.

The Nigerian national said she worked night shifts at a hospital for over 15 year so as to go to school in daytime

All her hard work and determination to succeed eventually paid off as she has now bagged her doctorate degree.

Nwamaka disclosed that she is the first in her family to achieve such feat. She expressed gratitude to God for making it possible.

She also thanked family and friends as well as her employer for their supports.

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In other news, a Nigerian lady identified as Mfon Abia has taken to social media to celebrate after being offered job she did not apply for in the United States.

She said she got a call from The Academy, Miami, Florida, offering her a job and asking her to send her CV if she was interested.

She wrote: "I am pleased to announce to this Honourable House that come Monday, August 3rd 2020, I will no longer be a jobless Nigerian youth and will resume at The Academy, Miami, Florida, USA."

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