A young Nigerian Lady named Solace Ojotule has earned a Master’s degree in Africa and International Development from the University of Edinburgh, UK.
Solace Ojutale who narrated that herself and her mother had to overcome tough times after being abandoned by her father’s family due to the death of her father.
She narrated on LinkedIn that her father died when she was at the age of 4 years and immediately after his death, the paternal family seized all her father’s properties because her mother bared no male child. According to her, her mother bared 5 children including herself and all of them are females.
“The girls were abandoned with their mother after all properties have been seized by paternal relations. Then the real struggle began for us as kids and for our mother who was now both the father and mother. All hopes went down the drain and it looked like there was no future for me. Life ended before it began in the real sense,” she wrote.
Her mother struggled to pay for their school fees throughout her primary school education. After her primary education, she recalled that she was unable to proceed to High School due to funding and would hawk when her colleagues are going to school.
Solace Ojutale later won the Mastercard Scholarship, which granted her the opportunity to study at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom.
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