13-year-old Calabar Street Boy Finally Gets Sponsor for Education after Legit.ng Discovered Him, Gets Gifts

13-year-old Calabar Street Boy Finally Gets Sponsor for Education after Legit.ng Discovered Him, Gets Gifts

- A Nigerian boy identified as Roland has expressed gratitude to a Good Samaritan who came to his rescue

- Roland is a 13-year-old boy who takes care of his basic needs by selling iron on the streets of Calabar

- In an earlier report by Legit.ng, Roland said he would like to go back to school, and the Good Samaritan responded positively to his wish

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A Nigerian boy identified as Roland, who lives on the streets, has finally got a sponsor for his education after a report by Legit.ng.

Recall Legit.ng reported that the young lad sells iron on the streets of Calabar to take care of his basic needs and he is just 13-years-old.

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After Roland's story was published, a number of Nigerians reached out to show their interest in helping him get out of the streets.

13-year-old Calabar Street Boy Finally Gets Sponsor for Education after Legit Discovered Him; Receives Gifts
Roland got several gift items from a kindhearted Nigerian in the United Kingdom.
Source: Original

One of such persons eventually sent in some items from the United Kingdom and has promised to foot the young boy's education bills and also get him out of the streets.

Roland was visited in Calabar once again by Legit TV crew and the gift items were handed over to him.

The young boy expressed gratitude to the Good Samaritan who extended the kind gesture to him.

In similar news, a young boy in Calabar identified as Uduak narrated how he ran away from his grandmother's house over the chores he was subjected to.

Speaking with Legit TV, Uduak said despite being hardworking at home, he was not appreciated by his grandmother.

According to Uduak who now lives on the streets, his parents are in Port Harcourt while he roams the streets of Calabar.

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The young boy said he would like to go back to school, adding that he would like to be an electrician in the future.

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Tunde Ososanya, a Legit.ng editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

You can follow him on Twitter: @TundeOsosanya

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