17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

Sokoto Marries Off 12 Female Orphanage Inmates

Twelve female inmates of the Sokoto Orphanage Home have been married off, Commissioner of Social Welfare and Culture, Alhaji Surajo Gatawa disclosed yesterday.
Gatawa said while speaking on the activities of the ministry that it was in line with the established tradition of marrying off grown up orphans who successfully met their suitors.
He said the state government had the responsibility to secure their lives, educate them and marry them off when they got suitors, and revealed that the brides were provided with all the necessary domestic items and furniture.
"Most of the inmates of the orphanage, including males and females, had been employed in the state's civil service. They have various educational qualifications ranging from the National Certificate in Education to various degrees," he stated.