Kid whose parents died and could not go to school finally gets scholarship

Kid whose parents died and could not go to school finally gets scholarship

- Kind Nigerians have come together to help 13-year-old Ashamu Lekan to go back to school again

- Sharing an update on the kid's life after his video calling for help went viral, @AnatuGreen said it has been five years without education

- @AnatuGreen, the man who brought his matter to Twitter, however, called for more Nigerians to donate towards his welfare

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Nigerians have risen up for the cause of Ashamu Lekan whose video went viral days ago after he was filmed repairing a tricycle.

In the said clip, the boy who turned mechanic and dropped out of school said if he had a helper, he would like to continue his education.

Days after, a good Samaritan with the Twitter handle @AnatuGreen coordinated donations from willing Nigerians so the young kid can live his dream.

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On Thursday, December 3, @AnatuGreen said with the help of many, Lekan has resumed at BrainField School, Abule Egba in Lagos state.

The man added that it would be the first time in five years that the young Nigerian would be stepping foot into a school.

Kid whose parents died and could not go to school finally gets scholarship
Kind Nigerians have helped and Ashamu Lekan is back to school after five years. Photo source: @AnatuGreen
Source: UGC

Sharing photos on Twitter, the man posed with the kid and one other unnamed person as they sat in an office of the school Lekan will be attending.

See his tweets below:

Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that luck smiled on 17-year-old Popoopla Esther who went viral on Saturday, July 25, for repairing a forklift.

The Nigerian federal government through the minister of youth and sports, Sunday Dare, on Monday, July 27, said the federal government will give her a scholarship.

Sunday asked @ThepreciousAda to quickly share her contact details for the facilitation of the scholarship.

In other news, a Nigerian woman, Fade Ogunro, gave hope to a young boy identified as Anthony Mmesoma Madu whose dancing video went viral months ago.

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In the video that was watched millions of times, the boy could be seen making amazing lines in the rain on a very wet floor.

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