16-year-old African girl bags presidential scholarship in the US
- A 16-year-old Nigerian has made the country and continent proud by bagging a presidential scholarship into 20 notable universities in the United States
- Oyebola Ajayi-Bembe was the only female in the selected category who took the second position after a Chinese
- She says her success is a product of hard work, dedication, focus and steadfastness
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A 16-year-old Nigerian identified as Oyebola Ajayi-Bembe has bagged presidential scholarship into 20 notable universities in the United States.
The disclosure was made during a high school graduation ceremony held recently in New Jersey, Nigerian Tribune reports.
YEN.com.gh gathers that the teenager described her success as a product of hard work, dedication, focus and steadfastness.
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Oyebola was the only female in the selected category who took the second position after a Chinese.
She was offered admission on a scholarship basis into Teacher’s College of New Jersey, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Norwich University, Bloomfield College, St. Benedict College, MonteClaire State University, New Jersey City University and 13 other universities in the US.
The teenager said she would continue to exhibit the pursuit of excellence even in the university.
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In another report, two Ghanaian women who have been spotted in town with no regard for COVID-19 prevention measures have explained why they do not mind being exposed.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the women vehemently explained that they carry the name of Jesus which is more powerful than any virus and therefore do not fear the COVID-19 pandemic.
A particular one of them indicates that she did not actually believe that the novel coronavirus was in Ghana and even if it were, she had the name of Jesus to protect her.
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