A Nigerian lady has shared the story of how she raised her undergraduate tuition fees, by selling akara an African bean-cake, at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria.
The University of Lagos, (UNILAG) commenced her 51st Convocation Ceremonies for the 2018/,19 session, on Monday, 5th July 2021 at the Senate Car Park, opposite the J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium at 10:00 a.m., according to a statement from UNILAG bulletin.
Adéyemí Adenike Eunice has recently bagged her first degree in French and she was full of so much joy that she decided to share her story on Facebook.
Read her post below:
Year 3 was a learning and earning year for me…we resumed at French village with other students from different universities, it was competitive but I wasn’t in the competition, I was just doing my own. the village was chilling everyone could testify to that, compared to unilag, lectures starts at 9 a.m but I would wake up early in the morning to peel beans, grind and fry akara to sell to my hostel mates. Nobody send me to work o.
I just wanted to make money. it was a stressful thing to do, so I stopped. One evening while discussing with my roommates and friends from uniben, I asked them to advise me on a business to go into cos I had enough capital and I wanted to invest my money, I suggested Ankara to me…so the following weekend I went to the market with the help of my darling sister from another mother Oluwakemi Olukayode, I made sales so much that I had my school fees and more at the end of the session. Glory to God!!!
Still, in this same session, I met my heartthrob Adekoya Olawale Kz
God used this session to solidify my grade point cos I made a 5.0 at the second semester so my GP was at ”no shaking”
I met lots of wonderful people this session Grace David Adenuga Oluwaseun Titilope Soyinka Beulah Anonaba Aanuoluwa Afogunla Okaforukwu Gloria Anastasia.
I can’t mention all.