Nigerian celebs react to video of young school girl who was sent home for non-payment of fees
A young girl identified as Success has since gone viral for her display of annoyance after being sent home from school. Success was sent home for not paying her school fees and she explained that she preferred being flogged to going home. Nigerian celebs have been touched by her outspokenness and a few of them have promised to sponsor her education till university level. In most Nigerian schools, fee defaulters are usually sent home after being flogged and many would wonder the effectiveness of this form of punishment.
A young school girl in Warri, Delta state, Success, has gained the attention of Nigerians after she was spotted being outspoken about the perceived injustice. The little girl had been sent home from school for not paying her school fees and she complained at the punishment. Success even revealed that she would rather be flogged rather than sent home. Since the video went viral on Instagram, a number of Nigerians have reacted in various ways. Many people found the girl’s action funny while others were saddened that she would be denied an education over her parent’s inability to pay her fees.
Some Nigerian celebrities were also moved by Success’s plight and they took to social media to react. Toke Makinwa took to her Twitter page to explain that no one should be humiliated in that manner for wanting a better life.
She tweeted: “I am so sick to my stomach watching this. No child should be put under pressure, no child should be humiliated and made to suffer for wanting a better life.”
I am so sick to my stomach watching this. No child should be put under pressure, no child should be humiliated and made to suffer for wanting a better life. I’ve often wondered why… https://www.instagram.com/p/BvAL4NIFe29/?utm_source=ig_twitter_share&igshid=qcmzrog4ypr2 …
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Instagram comedian and politician, Mr Jollof, took it a notch higher by promising to grant Success scholarship to her university level. He wrote: “Please who can locate this child for me ? I will give her scholarship till she graduates from university Please anyone with useful information should contact me THANK YOU”