- Nigerian-American singer, Kechi Okwuchi, was involved in a plane crash in 2005
- The young lady was one of the two lucky survivors on the plane
- Despite her scars, Kechi has gone on to be a symbol of strength and positivity to most people
Many times, humans are unaware of the things they are capable of until they go through life-changing experiences.
That appears to be the case with Nigerian-American star, Kechi Okwuchi, who experienced something that not many people got to survive and later tell the story.
On December 10, 2005, she was involved in the ill-fated Sosoliso plane crash that claimed hundreds of lives. Kechi was one of the two survivors.
Now, after almost 16 years of multiple surgeries and medical procedures, Kechi has gone on to become a beacon of light to so many people who use her story to preach positivity.
The 31-year-old made so many Nigerians proud after she participated in America’s Got Talent and finished as a finalist in 2017.
Kechi has been known to take to her Instagram page to proudly show off her scars. According to her, there is beauty in it.
To celebrate this strong woman, Legit.ng has decided to shine the light on different times she promoted body positivity with her lovely photos on social media.
1. Denim never looked cooler:
2. All black everything:
3. Rocking her scars like a champion:
4. Showing some skin:
5. Corporate style:
6. A little ankara to brighten the day:
7. Hot and snazzy:
8. Showing off those curves:
9. Elegant miss:
10. Owambe ready:
In other news, Legit.ng reported that Kechi took to social media to celebrate after she was finally able to wear a pair of earrings.
Kechi who survived the Sosoliso plane crash in 2005 lost her earlobes as a result of the accident and had been unable to wear earrings ever since. However, luck shone on her when she received a new pair from her mom and tried her best to make it stay on her ear and was delighted when it did.
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Owolawi Taiwo is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist at Legit.ng with over two years working experience in the media industry. She has a degree in English and International Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When she is not reporting on celebrity lifestyle, you will find her listening to music, reading, learning new recipes.