- A young Nigerian man who just completed his NYSC in Niger state has enrolled four kids into school with his personal funds
- Collins Ode Ebuka who hails from Enugu was born in Niger state and attended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- He was later sent back to Niger state for service and upon passing out, Ebuka deemed it fit to help educate four kids from Niger comprising of two males and two females
A Kind Nigerian man named Collins Ode Ebuka has used his personal funds to register four children from Niger state in school.
Collins just completed his one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the north-central state but chose not to go without touching the lives of those who hosted him.
He was born in Maitumbi, Minna Niger state
Incidentally, Collins was born and brought up in Maitumbi, Minna, Niger state, the same place he was posted for his NYSC. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
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In an exclusive comment sent to Legit.ng by Joe Goodman Dave who is familiar with the story, Collins was said to have noticed how hard it is for kids in Maitumbi to make it to school. He decided to do something. Part of the comment reads:
"Collins was born and brought up in Maitumbi where he did his primary and secondary school education. He was later offered admission into UNN to study political science. He was posted back to Minna for his NYSC. After some time in his boyhood environment, he noticed how hard it is for children around to go school."
4 lucky children registered in school by Collins
In a video also exclusively sent to Legit.ng by Joe Goodman Dave, Collins was seen negotiating the registration of the kids in the school. Dave continued the story of how the plight of the kids touched Collins:
I became tired of failure, says man who wrote WAEC 7 times as he finishes university with first class
"This made collins very concerned and decided to pay back to the community in his own little way out of the little the society have given him, by sponsoring the registration of four children (two boys and two g!rls) into GSS Maitumbi Minna."
Dotman pays school fees for out of school children
Meanwhile Legit.ng previously reported that Olatunji Oladotun Alade a Nigerian musician better known as Dotman paid the fees of some out-of-school children whose names he got from Twitter.
It all started when a Twitter user reached out to the singer requesting help for some children who are not attending school.
Dotman was said to have coughed out the sum of N200k to help settle the bills for the kids.