Lady bags law degree, becomes 1st woman in her lineage to get education

Lady bags law degree, becomes 1st woman in her lineage to get education

- A lady identified as Alice Gyamfi has celebrated on social media after breaking the generational illiteracy in her family

- Alice recently passed the New York Bar examination and she dedicated the degree to her grandma who sent her off to law school with some cash and prayers

- According to Alice, she prayed and spoke in tongues before finally bagging a degree in law

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A lady identified as Alice Gyamfi has taken to social media to celebrate her win after passing the New York Bar examination.

Alice, who dedicated her achievement to her grandmother, said she could trace her lineage back to 17 generations of women who were illiterates.

The young lady who has now broken the generational illiteracy expressed gratitude to God that the generation after her will never know illiteracy.

Lady bags law degree, becomes only woman in her lineage to get education
Alice Gyamfi is the first woman to be educated in her lineage. Photo credit: Alice Gyamfi/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

In her words:

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"When I told my grandma I was going to law school she started calling me her "granddoctah"! I told her she couldn't call me Doctor just yet. She sent me off to law school with $100 and an anointing. This degree belongs to her.
"I can trace my family's lineage back over 17 generations. Each generation of women fought as everything from mothers to warriors and yet not one of them were taught to read."

She described the degree as her warfare, adding that she prayed and spoke in tongues before she won the war.

Alice added:

"God, I've never seen the righteous forsaken nor his seed seen begging for bread. I thank God that the generations after me will never know illiteracy again."

In a previous report, a Nigerian lady celebrated her achievement on social media after graduating as one of the top 10 best graduating students in corporate law out of over 1,700 students.

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The young lady with the Twitter handle @_omobanjo took to the social media platform to share the good news.

Congratulatory messages kept pouring in for her from well-meaning Nigerians after she shared the good news.

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