Christian Atsu pays university admission fee for Ghanaian student with 7As in WASSCE

Christian Atsu pays university admission fee for Ghanaian student with 7As in WASSCE

- The dream of a brilliant Ghanaian but needy student to further his education would become a reality

- Abdul Hamid Ibrahim completed Senior Secondary School scoring 7As in WASSCE

- However, mother of the 17-year-old couldn't afford to pay for his tertiary education

- Christian Atsu, has paid for the teenager's university admission fee

With help from Black Stars and Newcastle midfielder, Christian Atsu, the desire of 17-year-old Abdul Hamid Ibrahim, to further his education to the tertiary level would materialise.

Despite chalking 7As in the West African Senior Secondary Certificate (WASSCE), Ibrahim’s parents cannot afford to pay his university admission fee.

His mother, Hajaratu Osman, has invested her savings with one of Ghana’s collapsing banks and cannot afford to foot the bill.

From the mining town of Obuasi, Hamid Inbrahim, an exceptionally brilliant Ghanaian teen, who, despite coming from a deprived home, continues to work had to make himself and loved ones proud.

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The teenager earned laudable grades after sitting WASSCE but couldn’t afford to pay to continue his education.

After hearing of the CCF Educational Support Scholarship which has Christian Atsu as one of its sponsors, Abdul Hamid and his mother came to Accra to access the scholarship.

''I am highly grateful to Christian Atsu for his support. Without him, I was going to stay at home'' quoted Ibrahim, who told crimecheckghana.

Crime Check Foundation (CCF) Educational Support Scholarship targets brilliant but needy students in Ghana who cannot make it to the university because of financial constraints.

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