Twitter users in Nigerian rewarded a girl who bagged 9 As in her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) with cash gifts, textbooks, scholarships and mentorship.
A Twitter user @DrDamages had on July 21 shared a photo of the girl named Cynthia Chinecherem and 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.”
The tweet caught the attention of another user @Chydee on July 23 and pledged to give the girl N20k. He also 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 tweets below;
Hoping to round everything up this weekend. God bless you guys ????????????
— Chidi Okereke (@Chydee) July 27, 2017