Lady who left home at 17 becomes medical doctor years after
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Lady who left home at 17 becomes medical doctor years after

- A brilliant lady, Chioma Ikwuegbu, has become a medical doctor with two degrees at the age of 24

- Chioma said that the glory was not without challenges as she had to brave odds after leaving home at 17

- The smart lady added that she is the first in her family to study medicine and excel at it

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A Nigerian lady, Chioma Ikwuegbu, has achieved huge success despite all odds and leaving home at the young teenage age of 17. She studied at the University of the Philippines.

In a tweet on Tuesday, October 6, the lady said prior to leaving the house, she was naive and had always been under her parents' shield all her life.

Out to face life, the lady confronted unimaginable challenges that dampened her many times. According to her, she trudged on despite all till she reached her goal.

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At the age of 24, Chioma does not only have two university degrees, she is also a medical doctor, making her the first in her family with that feat.

See her tweet below:

Chioma's post has gone viral with over 17,000 likes as at the time of writing this report. Many who commented on her tweet were amazed at her bravery and how she weathered her challenges.

A collage of pictures showing the young doctor.
Photo source: Twitter/Chioma Ikwuegbu

A collage of pictures showing the young doctor. Photo source: Twitter/Chioma Ikwuegbu
Source: Twitter

Below are some of the reactions:

@com_rad said:

"Meanwhile this asuu ppl have sworn that i would graduate at 30.. After spending years writing jamb. I don de one class since last year.. and na still first semester. Congratulations dear. My children no go suffer."

@inemrubie said:

"Congratulations to you! No academic journey is easy. You deserve to celebrate and blow your trumpet. The hard work has paid off."

@Darracottosawe said:

"A very big congratulations to you. I'm thrilled by your achievement. Best wishes in your future endeavors."
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@Raychytoye said:

"There is no story without a Glory. Congratulations, Doctor! I celebrate you. Greater Heights."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that three Nigerian teenage girls represented the nation well in faraway Ireland with their tech skills. They built an app that helps people living with memory loss associated with old age, also known as dementia.

Rachel Akano, Margaret Akano, and Joy Njekwe defeated over 1000 entries from 62 countries with their amazing app named Memory Haven.

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