- A Ghanaian man who has gained admission to Columbia University in the US has recently opened up about his academic journey
- Richard Abbey recounted that about 20 years ago, he sat for the Basic Examination Certificate Examination and got aggregate 19 and felt he had failed in life
- @KwesiBenedict, a tweep commented: "God is Here and He is Faithful. He is the Greatest and there is nothing impossible for HIM"
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An overjoyed Ghanaian young man known as Richard Abbey has recently taken to social media to open up about his feat in life.
In a Twitter post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the timeline of @annerquaye, he recounted that after sitting for the Basic Examination Certificate Examination about 20 years ago, he got aggregate 19 and he thought life was over.
Over the years, he has worked hard and has successfully gained admission to study at Columbia University in the US.
"Dear Twitter fam, I’m not sure this was meant to happen. 20 years ago I got aggregate 19 in the BECE. I felt it was over before it started. And now look at me bagging an Ivy League degree. Never say never. Thanks #GodDey"
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Many Ghanaians who saw Richard's post did not hesitate to congratulate him on his achievement. At the time of this publication, the post has gathered close of 30 retweets with 3 quote tweets and over 130 likes.
Some of the comments have been highlighted below by YEN.com.gh;
My compound mate. Congrats! My Lartebiokorshie cluster of schools, mate.
Congratulations, Nii. What next: home or "away."
Congratulations God is the Greatest
It is the doing of the Lord. Congratulations
God is Here and He is Faithful. He is the Greatest and there is nothing impossible for HIM.
Enoch Boafo Amponsah: KNUST Graduate Becomes the Second Ghanaian to Receive Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarship
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a vibrant young man recently took to social media to express his joy and excitement after bagging a prestigious scholarship to study at a top UK university.
The post sighted by YEN.com.gh on LinkedIn had Enoch Boafo Amponsah sharing that he was awarded a Weiden-Hoffman Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the UK.
Enoch revealed that he was the only Ghanaian selected among 35 scholars from 25 countries for the scholarship.