- Congratulations are in order for a Nigerian lady as she finally went for the compulsory national service against all odds
- Celebrating the feat, she shared some touching life experiences after finishing secondary school in the year 2009
- According to her, it took her writing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 7 times before she gained admission into the university in 2016
A Nigerian lady has stunned the internet with her touching life story as she celebrated finally going for national service.
Sharing photos in which she rocked the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) uniform, @Teeecookie wrote on Twitter that she had finished secondary school in 2009 but didn't have it easy with UTME.
The fresh graduate said it took her 7 attempts at UTME before eventually getting the desired score that saw her gain admission into the university in 2016.
Lady cries & rolls on bank floor after someone used her ATM card on POS machine to withdraw all savings
Sadly, her father passed away in between her struggle with JAMB exams.
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She didn't find it easy on campus
The Corps member stated it was another struggle getting to raise money for her acceptance and school fees but she eventually did.
Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, she spent an extra year in school but finished with a second class upper honours.
Her tweet read:
"Finished sec school 12 years ago. Jamb jambed me for 7 good years. Dad died in between. Got admission 2016. Struggled to pay acceptance and school fees. Corona delayed me for another 1 year. No carry overs from 100-400 levels. Graduated with 2.1.Finally I’m here."
Nigerians celebrate the resilient lady
"Na that 2016 meself gained admission but we still dey uni... No extra year too but strike and b-tech na your mate."
It is usually first-class that celebrate: Grateful Nigerian lady celebrates graduating with 2:2, shares photo
"Congratulations on this big win. I pray life gets better from here on for you. Queen things."
"Congratulations, delay isn't denial, may God continue to put more smiles on your face."
"We celebrate you, wishing you many more victories in your future endeavours."
Man kicked out of school after studying for 5 years starts afresh and bags first-class
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man who was kicked out of school had restarted and finished with a first-class.
The man identified as Timilehin while keeping mum on the reason for the studentship withdrawal said the news reduced him and his mother to uncontrollable tears.
Feeling the pains of wasted years in school, the man said he had attempted suicide and was also exiled from home.
But rising from his academic misfortune, Timilehin stated that he decided to return to the university in 2015 and this time, he chose the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
Sharing photos from his graduation ceremony, Timilehin announced he graduated with a first-class in his course of study clearing numerous honours while on campus. He described his story as that of a failure who never gave up.