Man Who Got Scholarship Abroad While in SS2 Decides to Stay in Nigeria and Study in UNILAG

Man Who Got Scholarship Abroad While in SS2 Decides to Stay in Nigeria and Study in UNILAG

  • A Nigerian man has narrated the experience he had when he was in secondary school, which later changed his life
  • The man said when he was in SS2, he was offered a scholarship to travel to South Africa to further his education
  • However, he opted to stay in Nigeria and later went to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for his studies

A Nigerian man, Moh Sheriff, said he was offered a scholarship to study in South Africa when he was younger, but he didn't take the opportunity.

He said the scholarship offer came his way when he was in secondary school, precisely in SS2.

Man who got a scholarship to study in South Africa.
The man said he later studied at UNILAG. Photo credit: TikTok/@conversationswithmarvel and Getty Images/Aaron Foster.
Source: UGC

The man spoke in a video posted by @conversationwithmarvel, where he revealed that he had a dream of going to the US for his studies.

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He said he decided to stay in Nigeria and later went to further his studies at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in preparation to move to the US.

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However, when he applied for a visa to move to the US, he was denied. He tried three times but couldn't get it.

He noted that he decided to leave it, as it appeared going to the US was not what God wanted for him.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as man picks studying in UNILAG over South Africa

@Janah said:

"If it works out it's God's direction, if it does not work out it's God's protection."

@Gifted said:

"I loved the fact he put God in all this. please call him again to tell us more about his Christian life I'm so interested, probably he can share to us please."

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@kim_jones16 said:

"I love this guy, watched one his videos in 2022 just randomly scrolling through."

Scholarship opportunity in the UK

Meanwhile, a scholarship opportunity has opened for Nigerians who wish to relocate abroad for further education.

The scholarship is taken at the University of the Arts, London, and it is worth £50,000 (97 million).

The school said four candidates who qualify would be awarded £50,000 in the 2024/2025 session.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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Israel Usulor (Human-Interest editor) Israel Usulor is a journalist who has 9 years of experience. He worked at The Prime Newspaper and has published articles in TheCable Newspaper. Israel graduated with distinction from Fidei Polytechnic (Mass Commun, 2016). Israel has interviewed Zannah Mustapha, the man who helped negotiate the release of Chibok Girls, and Kunle Adeyanju, who rode a bike from London to Lagos. He covered exclusive stories on Chef Dami during her Guinness World Records cookathon. Email: israel.usulor@corp.legit.ng.

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