- Chess in Slums proponent, Tunde Onakoya has shared the story of a girl named Odunayo who he took and sent to school
- According to Onakoya, Odunayo wasn't going to school at the time he met her and her brother as they hawked fish in the streets of Lagos
- Odunayo's life has however changed for the better since she was taken and sent to school under a scholarship
Odunayo, a pretty little girl who wasn't to school but hawked fish in the streets of Lagos now has a different story to tell.
The girl has been sent to school by Chess in Slums proponent, Tunde Onakoya who shared Odunayo's transformed self on Twitter.
Odunayo had a turbulent childhood
Odunayo was said to have had a turbulent childhood haven been molested as a kid by a pe*dophile.
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Also, she never had the opportunity to go to school until she encountered Onakoya who took the responsibility of caring for her and her brother.
The girl has now completed her first year in school and she is waxing strong as seen in the new photos.
Onakoya wrote while sharing the photos on Twitter:
"Today makes it exactly two years since I met Odunayo hawking fish on the streets of majidun Ikorodu with her little brother.
"A lot has happened since then, but two weeks ago, she completed her first year of school and passed her examinations."
He said he brought famous actor, Lateef Adedimeji to meet the little girl since she is interested in the arts.
See his full tweet below:
Nigerians on Twitter react
"God bless you man. Being able to do this consistently for not just one person takes a lot. Wish you the best life has to offer."
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"Thank you for all you do in the lives of these children. Nature will be very kind to you and your generation."
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