Esther Nwankwo, Nigerian lady defied the odds and sent herself to the higher institution after her father denied her a university education because she is female.
The lady took to her LinkedIn page to narrate how her father ended her education after she finished secondary school. She wrote: “According to him, his tradition does not support female child education, also due to financial constraints” New video emerges of Jessica Cox first licensed pilot to fly a plane with her feet Esther says her determination to succeed made her engage in menial jobs to send herself to school . Photo credit: Esther Nwankwo/LinkedIn Source: UGC Esther said she was skeptical about her future but her determination to succeed kept her going, adding that she was determined and willing to pay the price of success. She continued: “I set out on my path to become educated. I took up several menial jobs to save up for higher institution.”
Esther said she took a step and God came through for her. She bagged a national diploma and went on to become a BSc holder in Accounting from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. Esther, who graduated with first-class honours, became the best graduating student of her department She said she became an AAT holder and a chartered accountant while still an undergraduate. The young lady expressed gratitude to God and acknowledged the help she got from Nwankwo Obinna and her mentor, Alhaji Kabir Mohammed.