A young Nigerian Lady identified Solace Ojotule has bagged a Master’s degree in Africa and International Development from the University of Edinburgh, UK.
According to Solace, she narrated that herself and her mother had to undergo tough times after their were neglected by her paternal family immediately after the death of her father.
The young and vibrant lady took to her LinkedIn account to narrate that her father died when she was at the age of 4.
Her paternal family seized all her father’s properties because her mother didn’t give birth to any male child to inherit the properties.
Her mother bared 5 female children.
“The girls were abandoned with their mother after all properties have been seized by paternal relations. Then the real struggle began for us as kids and for our mother who was now both the father and mother. All hopes went down the drain and it looked like there was no future for me. Life ended before it began in the real sense,” she wrote.
Her mother struggled to pay for their fees throughout her primary education, she recalled that she was unable to proceed to High School due to funding and would hawk when her colleagues are going to school.
Solace Ojutale later won the Mastercard Scholarship, which granted her the opportunity to study at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom.