- A graduate from the University of Ghana has shared his story of how he managed to acquire his first degree
- According to him, he had to battle with many personal as well as health issues en route to his graduation
- He managed to see himself through school and has shared his story to inspire others
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A 2020 graduate from Ghana's premier tertiary institution, the University of Ghana, has every reason to smile after finally acquiring his first degree which took him 10 years.
Mr Nana Boakye-Yiadom who got enrolled in the university in 2010 to study for a 4-year programme got sidelined by many challenges which saw him deferring a number of times.
The story has it that the course that should have been completed in 2014, took Nana Boakye-Yiadom an extra six years to be able to achieve.
Six years after the year he was originally supposed to graduate, Nana Boakye-Yiadom is now standing tall after passing out of school successfully.
Among many other things, the delay in Nana Boakye-Yiadom's academic career had been attributed to personal and health issues which saw him almost giving up on his dream of becoming a university graduate.
Nana Boakye-Yiadom passed with Second Class (Lower Division) in Information Studies with Linguistics.
Following his remarkable determination and will to see himself through the journey he had started, Nana Boakye-Yiadom was so proud of himself and was sure to let the world know.
He took to Facebook to write: "This is what the LORD can DO. It's been 10 years of fighting and striving and deferring just to get my first degree. Now I know that the LORD has dealt favourably with me."
Many people who knew Nana Boakye-Yiadom and his struggles took to the comment section to corroborate his story and congratulate him on finally becoming a graduate.
In other exciting news coming from the University of Ghana, popular Ghanaian quiz mistress of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann, has been promoted from her rank as a senior lecturer.
Now, the University of Ghana lecturer will play the role of an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Reports sighted by YEN.com.gh on Peacefmonline have it that the full-time lecturer of Ghana's premier university was the founder of the said department.
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