About a month ago, the story of Ebenezer Akannae Ayine, the young man who aced all his papers with straight A’s went viral.
According to reports, the young Science student of the Navrongo SHS in the Upper East had excelled with flying colors in the last West African Secondary School Certificate Examination but poverty was threatening the young man’s future and hopes of attending university.
YEN.com.gh has however kept an eye on the story and constantly followed up to see if the fortunes of the young SHS graduate was going to change after news of his exceptional performance went viral.
It has been gathered that many benevolent individuals and organizations have reached out to the family of Ebenezer Akannae Ayine and have pledged to support him to further his education.
YEN.com.gh can confirm that a popular retail shop in Ghana and another prominent bank have showed up and have promised to see to it that Ebenezer goes to the university.
These benevolent bodies have stated that immediately Ebenezer Akannae Ayine gains admission into any tertiary institution, they would take care of all the financial responsibilities.
Some private individuals have also promised to put the young man on a scholarship scheme to ensure that his dream of going to the university is not cut short.
The news comes as a big relief to his mother who reportedly washes people’s clothes for a living and father who is a subsistence farmer.
With the help of all these sponsors, Ebenezer Akannae Ayine’s dream of becoming a medical doctor has received a massive boost and his ambitions would live to see another day.
Ebenezer scored 8 A’s in all his Core and Elective papers including Physics, Elective Maths and Chemistry.
Here is how some social media users reacted to the news:
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