- A young man identified as Ebuka Peter Ezugwu has sent a thank you message to Nigeria for giving him a cheap and quality education
- Ebuka is pursuing a doctoral program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota and he says he has Nigeria to thank for it
- Many Nigerians on Twitter agree with him that education in the country is cheap, but others say the quality remains poor
A Nigerian student pursuing a PhD in the United States of America has sent home a thank you message to Nigeria.
According to the young man identified as Ebuka Peter Ezeugwu, it is because of the cheap and quality education he received in Nigeria that he is able to continue abroad.
Nigeria thank you
Ebuka is currently pursuing a doctoral program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota.
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He announced on Twitter:
“Thank you #Nigeria for providing me a quality education at a subsidized fee. That foundation is what has thrust me to begin my doctoral program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota college of science and engineering. We shall progress.”
See his tweet below:
Twitter users react
“God will project you and promote you even more son. Thank you for making us proud. The sky will not even limit your achievement-You will continue to excel IJN. Amen.”
“If not for the subsidised University education Nigeria offered people like me, only God knows where people like us would’ve ended up. To God be the glory!”
“God bless you for acknowledging the motherland’s contribution to your advancement and I pray that God will see you through this new feat you want to attain in Jesus’ name. Amen.”
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“Those who succeeds outside the country don’t curse Nigeria, it is those struggling who are looking for someone to blame.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian man who relocated to Canada fell down in celebration.
A video seen online shows the young man lying down on the ground to celebrate his feat.
Many Nigerians who saw the video advised the man to take things easy and also to get a job before celebrating.