TwitterNG users are proving that selfless acts do indeed exist after rewarding a girl who bagged 9 As in her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) with cash gifts, textbooks, scholarships and mentorship.
A TwitterNG user @DrDamages had on July 21 shared a photo of the girl named Cynthia Chinecherem, and another of her result, with the caption:
She made A1 in all the 9 subjects she took in WASCE. Please tell Gov. Ugwuanyi of Enugu state to send her to a very good university.
On July 23, it caught the attention of another user @Chydee who said he wished to give to the girl N20k.
He proceeded to ask his followers to to get in touch with him if they wished to donate to the girl’s cause.
As at Monday morning, 31 TwitterNG had pledged the sum of N525,500, while 23 had made good on their pledge, bringing the total remitted sum to a total of N425,500.
See the posts below:
Guys, I finally got round to checking and balancing Chinecherem's donations today. 31 people pledged N525,500. 23 have come through. pic.twitter.com/Y1q6pQbmJp
— Chidi Okereke (@Chydee) July 31, 2017