- Esther Amarachi Igbo, a lady who just completed her compulsory one year National Youth Service Corps programme has honored her mum
- The lady said that the woman struggled hard to ensure she got the best education through her food business
- Many people said they hope she is rich enough to one day take care of her mother
A young Nigerian lady and ex-corps member, Esther Amarachi Igbo, celebrated her passing out parade with her mother in Anambra who used food (abacha) selling business to send her to school.
According to Fides Media, Esther bagged a degree in economics at the Abia State University served in St John of God Secondary School in Awka.
In an interview, the lady said that her mum was her all, adding she did her best to get her daughter to where she is today.
The ex-corper disclosed that her mum is a very strong person, vowing to make her proud in whatever way she can.
Esther also revealed how her mum used her food business to provide for her and even pay her school fees, adding that the small business later grew to include beans and plantain.
On if she would love to acquire more qualifications, the lady said she hopes to pick a postgraduate form soon. Esther added that though she loves business, her mother wants her to get more education.
The lady vowed to make her mum’s lives better as she said:
'Yes, I will love to open a very big restaurant for my mum in her name. I sincerely wish to make her proud and never let the Abacha business she trained me with die off.”
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There were hundreds of comments on social media praising Esther and her mum. Legit.ng compiled some of them below:
Emeka C McDonald said:
"A hardworking woman who struggled through the thick & thin to give her daughter tertiary education despite obstacles posed by Nigeria 'system'. She overcame it & come out victorious. Ada endeavor to make ur mother proud and happy."
Anne Anyanwu Abangma said:
"Congratulations my dear. Mummy, you will reap the fruit of your labour."
Okolie Patience said:
"Congratulations my dear,u will not just graduate, but u will use it to make successful money in life,ljn."
Donaldson Emmy Prince said:
"Respect mothers; I mean respect mothers, they always have your back in every situation, they suffer themselves to give us comfort. I pray God blesses them and keep them alive to eat the fruit of their labour."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a corps member, identified as Winnie Jane, praised her daddy who saws wood for how he went through hardship to make sure she gets an education.
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Posting photos and videos of her dad working, the lady wrote that her dad’s wood business has been the source of their survival since they were kids.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Legit.ng. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.