Navrongo SHS student with 8 As in WASSCE cannot go to varsity due to poverty

Navrongo SHS student with 8 As in WASSCE cannot go to varsity due to poverty

Akannae Ayine Ebenezer, a science student of the Navrongo SHS in the Upper East, has eight As in the recently-concluded WASSCE, but risks missing out on university education.

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Navrongo SHS student with 8 As in WASSCE cannot continue to varsity due to poverty

Akannae Ayine Ebenezer. Image Credit: 3news.com

Ebenezer found out when the results were released on Wednesday that he had A in all the subjects he sat for, including Physics, Core Maths, Elective Maths and Chemistry.

Navrongo SHS student with 8 As in WASSCE cannot continue to varsity due to poverty

However, poverty is threatening to shatter his dreams of going to the university to become a medical doctor, according to a report by 3news.com.

Ebenezer's parents are said to be very poor.

His mother reportedly washes people's clothes while his father does farming in Kumasi.

Due to the inability of his parents to properly cater for him, the Presbyterian Church in Bolgatanga adopted him.

Ebenezer's guardian is said to be appealing to members of the public for support to finance his university education.

On social media, Ghanaians urged Ebenezer's guardian to seek support from the scholarship secretariat.

YEN.com.gh readers also offered to help the young man achieve his dream of going to university to become a doctor:

Some of them also encouraged Ebenezer with prayers and words of support.

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