- A lady, Ifeyinwa Ezeudu, has put doubters to shame as she achieved the dream of becoming both a doctor and a pharmacist
- Years ago, a family friend said there was no room for a girl child in such professions as a way to dampen her spirit
- 14-year-old Ifeyinwa rather saw the words as a challenge and turned them into fuel in pursuit of her dream
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A lady, Ifeyinwa Ezeudu, has shared a very inspiring story that has got many talking online after she shared her success story.
She said when she was 14 years old, a family member asked her what she would like to become, she replied “pharmacist and a medical doctor”.
The person discouraged her, saying such professions are not meant for the Nigerian girl child. Ifeyinwa said those words challenged her as she promised herself to achieve her dream no matter what.
After bagging a diploma in science laboratory technology, the Nigerian lady proceeded to study pharmacy, a course she excelled at, graduating as one of the best students in her class.
Not satisfied with just a degree in pharmacy, she went ahead with a strong determination to read medicine. In 2020, she became a medical doctor with many awards.
In a LinkedIn post on Sunday, October 11, Ifeyinwa said she triumphed over the limitation of that family friend’s words. She urged every girl child in the country to pursue their dreams, telling them they are achievable.
Below are some of the reactions her post got:
Ejemen Osigbemhe said:
"Wow!!!! you have shown me that there is no barrier.. I can achieve whatever I set my heart to achieve.. Welldone girl"
Eno Etukudo said:
"Keep winning, Amazing Strides"
"Congratulations my dear, it is by God favor and grace that made u who you are today in good health and sound mind.....Some hv tried ur discipline and determination yet they couldn't meet up..."
"Congratulations. A good one. Nothing stops the mind that is made up and determined
Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Chioma Ikwuegbu, achieved huge success despite all odds and leaving home at the young teenage age of 17.
She studied at the University of the Philippines. In a tweet on Tuesday, October 6, the lady said prior to leaving the house, she was naive and had always been under her parents' shield all her life.
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