- A Nigerian lady who had a suicide attempt at her school in the UK has finally graduated against all odds
- The excited lady took to social media to share photos from her graduation ceremony while revealing that psychiatrists had told her parents she'd never recover
- Not only did the lady surpass their pessimistic prediction, but she finished with a good grade and a big job
A young lady has been celebrated on social media for achieving academic success in her UK school despite her intense challenges.
The Nigerian lady had announced graduating with a second-class upper degree on Twitter while sharing photos from her graduation ceremony.
She attempted suicide in school
The lady who had a long battle with a mental health condition called bipolar disorder was declared unable to ever recover by psychiatrists and that her future was ruined.
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The fresh graduate added that she had one time attempted suicide but was saved by a friend named Siamara Goddard, who reported it to the school authorities, and this helped her get the needed professional help.
"She doesn’t have Twitter but Siamara Goddard literally saved my life in boarding school.
"I had a su*cide attempt. She reported it to the school authorities and that was the year I finally got all the professional help I had needed for so long.
"I love you, Sia," she wrote.
The lady also recalled how she almost dropped out of school in her final year in 2019 but all that is in the past.
The Nigerian revealed she had secured a job with the largest UK publisher in Canary Wharf.
See her tweet below:
Netizens celebrate her
I bedwetted till I was 23, we visited churches & herbalist but they collected our money: Lady gives testimony
"There is a worse case scenario for most illnesses and it is doctor's duty to educate the patient about such possibilities which may not necessarily come to pass."
"This is amazing.
"I'm glad you were able to get diagnosed and get the help you need and carry on with your life with that help!
"I am so so so proud of you! You are such a blessing to this world and your truth is going to help so many others! Congrats boo."
"Congratulations and Thank God for your success.
"TBH it's not nice to see doctors being ridiculed or spoken by of for explaining the tiny details of an illness to their patient."
Lady who made bricks to train herself in school finally graduates
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a lady who sponsored herself in school by making bricks had finally finished in style.
She didn't study medicine: Nigerian mum of 3 finally graduates from university after 12 years, shares story
In a LinkedIn post by a man named Elphas Saizi, the Ugandan lady bagged a degree in communications and proved to the world that persistence is key.
According to Elphas, Sharon lost her mum at the tender age of five, and in pursuit of her dream, she started making bricks to earn a living.
The young man's post read in part:
"She is a living proof that persistence (sic) and determination alone are omnipotent. Truly, there is absolute power in determination!!"