I nearly dropped out because of mockery - 57-year-old JHS graduate tells BBC in video

I nearly dropped out because of mockery - 57-year-old JHS graduate tells BBC in video

- The 57-year-old 2020 JHS graduate named Elizabeth Yamoah has been featured on the BBC

- Elizabeth took the BBC through her entire journey of returning to school to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse

- According to her, she nearly dropped out because of intense mockery and being made fun of but kept going regardless to achieve her goals

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Elizabeth Yamoah, the 57-year-old Ghanaian junior high school (JHS) student who recently graduated as part of the 2020 batch has gotten featured on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Youtube channel of BBC News Pidgin, the 57-year-old took her time to narrate how the entire journey began for her.

According to Elizabeth, her motivation to return to junior high school came from her dream to become a nurse before her life comes to an end.

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I nearly dropped out because of mockery - 57-year-old JHS graduate tells BBC in video

I nearly dropped out because of mockery - 57-year-old JHS graduate tells BBC in video Source: Ghanaweb.com
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The lady who calls herself Ghana's oldest JHS graduate indicated she decided to return to school in 2017 and immediately started to sew a school uniform.

While on her way to purchase items for her school uniform, Elizabeth said she had an accident but that did not discourage her from pursuing her dreams.

By way of concluding, the Odoben Presby School graduate said that she nearly dropped out of school because of intense mockery and being made fun of but kept going regardless.

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In other news, a Ghanaian professional named Joel E. Nettey has been appointed as the world president and chairman of the renowned International Advertising Association (IAA).

According to reports sighted by YEN.com.gh on myjoyonline.com and 3news.com, Joel Nettey has become the very first African to hold the highly coveted position.

Srinivasan Swamy, the former world president, handed over the baton to Joel at a world board meeting of the IAA held virtually on October 5, 2020.

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