- A Nigerian lady defied the odds and sent herself to the higher institution after her father denied her a university education because she is female
- Esther Nwankwo says her father ended her education after she finished secondary school
- She says her father made the decision because his tradition does not support female child education, and also due to financial constraints
- Esther says her determination to succeed made her engage in menial jobs to send herself to school
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A Nigerian lady identified as Esther Nwankwo defied the odds and became the best graduating student of her department after struggling to achieve a university education.
The lady took to her LinkedIn page to narrate how her father ended her education after she finished secondary school.
She wrote: "According to him, his tradition does not support female child education, also due to financial constraints"
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Esther said she was skeptical about her future but her determination to succeed kept her going, adding that she was determined and willing to pay the price of success.
She continued: "I set out on my path to become educated. I took up several menial jobs to save up for higher institution."
Esther said she took a step and God came through for her. She bagged a national diploma and went on to become a BSc holder in Accounting from the University of Nigeria Nsukka.
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Esther, who graduated with a first class, became the best graduating student of her department
She said she became an AAT holder and a chartered accountant while still an undergraduate.
The young lady expressed gratitude to God and acknowledged the help she got from Nwankwo Obinna and her mentor, Alhaji Kabir Mohammed.
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In other news, a young senior high school girl dancing to Stonebwoy's trending Putuu song with all her energy went a bit too far and ended up on the floor in the hilarious footage.
The rib-cracking video that gathered numerous reactions was sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of TV3 Ghana.
The young girl is in the classroom when the song starts playing in the background and she decides to join the social media trend with a dance video before things fall apart.
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