The Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) witnessed a spectacular achievement when Chinonye Egbo, a 24-year-old woman, became a lecturer at the university upon obtaining her MSc.
Despite initial disapproval from her father, who had envisioned her choosing a career as an engineer, Chinonye Egbo highlighted her undying passion for teaching in a captivating 2021 video interview recorded by BBC Igbo.
Chinonye’s steadfast commitment and her mother’s continuous support paved the way for her academic success.
Chinonye’s mother was aware of her daughter’s strong desire to become a teacher, despite the fact that her father had initially wanted her to pursue a career in engineering.
Her academic career got off to a great start during her undergrad years, where she earned a first-class degree.
She continued on to seek her MSc, which she accomplished with equal brilliance, unaffected by the obstacles that lied ahead. Surprisingly, the young prodigy accomplished all of these feats by the age of 24.
Chinonye bravely accepted the challenge of getting a PhD since she was unsatisfied with holding two degrees alone, further demonstrating her commitment to and love of learning.
Her early pursuit of a degree demonstrates her outstanding dedication to academic success.
Watch the video of her teaching;