Here is Priscilla Akwagu, the lady who despite all challenges she faced was determined to complete her university education studies at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).
Priscilla was struck with a mountain of financial constraints during her studies and such, but with a determined heart, she sold buffloaf commonly known as ‘bofrot’ while studying at the same time to enable her to finance her education and she was also singlehandedly undertaking her responsibilities as a mother.
Against all odds, Priscilla braved the odds and finally graduated with a first-class degree from UEW in the Central Region of Ghana.
Recalling her story on Facebook, a netizen identified as Adom Ara Kwa shared that she and like-minded colleagues touched by Priscilla’s achievement decided to surprise her on her graduation day.
”Today, we had the chance to put a smile on the face of a superwoman who defied the odds to graduate with first-class honours from the University of Education.
”With the help of my sisters Rita Effi Darko, Perpetual Lomokie Akwada, and brother Suleman Manful Dadzie, we presented our small token of love to Priscilla Akwagu for striving to achieve such a feat despite all the obstacles that came her way. Her story is what I would title “From bofrot seller to a first class graduate,” – Adom Wrote
According to Adom post, neither she nor her cohorts knew Priscilla in person, but they were inspired when they heard the story of the determined single mother, they were intrigued and decided to surprise her.
Adom said “We see your determined and persevering spirit as something worthy of emulation … Priscilla, keep soaring higher and we wish you well in all your future endeavours,”