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5 Sisters Graduate from Law School! Here’s the Story Behind It

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Sisters Graduate from Nigerian Law School_25 siblings, all sisters, graduated from Nigerian Law School this week. One of the sisters wrote on her Insta page“we’re siblings, of the same man and woman; these are not costumes… we’re actually lawyers! All of us 5 🙂 🙂 :)”

Here’s the story as told by photographer Jonah Ajigo of Brookmatrix Photography.

Tor & Berry met about 35 years ago, and they decided to dedicate their lives to God… for a while it seemed like God was just minding his business and ignoring them.

He gave them 5 children, 5 girls… and we all know Nigeria; they don’t think much of the girl child.

Anyway, fast forward a few years and God decided to shut everyone up!!!!! Ladies and gents I’d like to introduce you to the first parents in Nigeria (I stand corrected) who have 5 KIDS, All GIRLS, All LAWYERS!!!

The Sisters with their Proud Parents

The Sisters with their Proud Parents

Sisters Graduate from Nigerian Law School_3Photo Credit: Brookmatrix Photography

36 Comments

  1. marlvina

    July 15, 2016 at 10:36 am

    Wow! True definition of goals! Which parent won’t be proud? God bless this family and may these ladies continue to shine forth.

    • damilola

      July 15, 2016 at 7:52 pm

      Wow! Congratulations to these lawyers. This is so impressive. Brain and beauty.

  2. me again

    July 15, 2016 at 10:40 am

    that is wonderful……..congratulation

  3. Xta

    July 15, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Don’t mess with this fam o, plenty court case sha o

  4. Chinma Eke

    July 15, 2016 at 10:58 am

    This is so nice! Congratulations!

  5. Ela

    July 15, 2016 at 11:06 am

    Wanter and her sisters

  6. Nkoyo okoro

    July 15, 2016 at 11:08 am

    God is Awesome. Congratulations

  7. Ranyinudo

    July 15, 2016 at 11:21 am

    Law school fees × five! Wow. U all are blessed. I can imagine how proud your parents would be. #girlpower

    • Judgejudyjudy

      July 15, 2016 at 10:44 pm

      It’s amazing.
      I love love love your name Ranyinudo!

  8. lafunkky

    July 15, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Awesome stuff! Congratulations. Same happened to my sis in law, she had 4 girls and yawned for a boy cos her mother in law won’t allow her rest, the mother in law actually married a girl for her son who had a girl also. My sis in law later got pregnant and had a set of twin boys…..fast forward, 4yrs ago, all four girls graduated same day as doctors from UI…we partied like no tomorrow…..

    • MC

      July 15, 2016 at 12:18 pm

      “The mother in law actually married a girl for her son….”????

    • lafunkky

      July 15, 2016 at 1:13 pm

      Yes! But guess what, she past tense now

    • Honestly speaking

      July 15, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      as in your mother married another wife for your brother?

    • lafunkky

      July 15, 2016 at 1:16 pm

      She’s my husband’s sister

    • BijouxthisBijouxthat

      July 15, 2016 at 5:56 pm

      So eh, after the man was married for, and he willingly slept with the other woman for her to get pregnant, your sis in law still remained in the marriage?
      And she continued sleeping with the man and had a set of twins?
      Oh Africa! To be a man is soo much fun… U always have your cake and eat it! A full grown man with children was married for! ????… And he was giving a pass…
      I am just looking at your sister in law with side eye… The ‘fulfilment’ that comes from remaining a Mrs…

    • Manny

      July 15, 2016 at 6:26 pm

      @BijouxthisBijouxthat What kind of comment is this abeg? It’s her choice. Are we going to start shaming women for staying with their husbands for whatever reasons?

    • EKANEM

      July 15, 2016 at 7:09 pm

      Love endures all things my dear, so says the Bible…… True Love is not beans at all…. That’s why marriage is not for everyone. I can never condone the dirty acts but we truly are clueless about marriage sometimes. Two humans, humans who lie even to themselves and disappoint themselves, pledging to love each other no matter what happens forever, People get sooooo excited to show off engagements rings and pray for their own to come but they dont fully realize that a long lasting happy marriage(#marriagegoals) includes tears and prayers at night, sweat,hurt and swallowing your mouth and pride and even someone elses’ nonsense long term and short term, putting yourself off entirely for the good of the other. Usually women do this selflessly, but our African men these days to reciprocate, (except the older ones) you go wait die (and the few who reciprocate are celebrated as if that is not supposed to be the norm). As if its not hard enough to do, but doing for someone who will not blindly do for you too…… Mehn I celebrate Married women in Africa, truly the epitome of strength!

      We need to teach our girls and boys…. We need to Celebrate being Single too ….. Its in the Bible ….. but Ill leave the rest for Pastor.

      Back to the matter
      Sha Lawyer Girls CONGRATS for putting your head down! Enemies have surely been shut up! Jehovah Reigns!!!!!!!!!

  9. iyke

    July 15, 2016 at 11:29 am

    Much respect to the FATHER who never allowed the pressure of a ‘Male Child Syndrome’ affect his love for his wife, their mother.
    Congrats to you Black Beauties – Now you’ll deserve a family holiday.

  10. Naijatalk

    July 15, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Congratulations lovely people. What culture does that traditional outfit represent?

    • Nonso

      July 15, 2016 at 1:40 pm

      Either Tiv or Idoma. .. but it’s Benue state.

    • Naijatalk

      July 15, 2016 at 11:00 pm

      Thanks

    • Anonymous

      July 15, 2016 at 1:42 pm

      Tiv in Benue State.

  11. naijalady

    July 15, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    After d whole pressure of getting married, last year i finally tied d knot @27 .thought I wld finally get a break but No; 3/4 months later it was I haven’t taken in yet.. Now dat I’m pregnant it’s now d issue of a male child first. And all these pressure is from my family side.#beingawomaninnigeria

  12. Ebere

    July 15, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Train a GIRL CHILD and you train a nation. This is amazing……

  13. Tee

    July 15, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    Hmmm. BN, I doubt they all graduated this week. The younger ones yes but all? You might want to reconfirm this claim. But yasss to the 5 lawyers!

  14. Pumpkin

    July 15, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Congrats to them but I love diversified families???

  15. j'suis belle

    July 15, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    they all didn’t start school the same time but may be went into law school same year,also they probably have other occupations,so it is possible

  16. Lol

    July 15, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    Ngwemo and her sisters…. They finished from laws school at different year

  17. george Saai

    July 15, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    This is just an amazing story,by the way they are from benue state nigeria and TIV people,the state is known for breeding a lot of lawyers.

  18. Grace Gwaza

    July 15, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    They all graduated at different times, the last Usha graduated yesterday.

  19. DoroAnon

    July 15, 2016 at 7:08 pm

    FGGC Gboko we hail there the sit of academic excellence ? Snr Wanteerrrr Ujah finished from my secondary school her voice is exceptional whenever she leads Joy to the world during carol night I feel the heavens cone down. Much love Snr Wanteerrrr. from school days she has been purpose driven?????

  20. Naijatalk

    July 15, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    Thanks

  21. Fade to black

    July 16, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    This is wonderful! Congratulations beautiful ladies!

  22. Emem

    July 16, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    Are they quintuplets?

    • Emem's $

      July 19, 2016 at 6:26 pm

      Hiaaaaa Ememmmm!!! Abasi mbok!!!!

  23. Danny Burxwurth

    January 19, 2017 at 4:14 pm

    I am very impressed.

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