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Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by notymforluv: 1:20am On Jun 12
From: collinsuchendusblog.com

The story has been told of Seribo Adelabu, a 63-year-old SSII student who is pushing wheelbarrow to pay his SSCE fees. According to a report, a sixty-three years old Mr. Seribo Adelabu, who enrolled as a Junior Secondary School, JSS, student in 2014 at Izon College, Bomadi-Overside, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, has returned to his former job of wheelbarrow pushing to raise money to complete his education.

Adelabu, presently in Senior Secondary School, SSS II, who started his academic voyage at 58 years because of what the agony of being an illiterate had caused him, came into public limelight when NDV reported his uncommon determination in 2016.

Some Ijaw people in Diaspora, especially those in United States of America, came to his aid by paying his tuition in JSS II and sent him some money. It appears, however, that the assistance was a temporary sensation as after the preliminary intervention, everybody went back to his tent leaving Adelabu to fend for himself.

Adelabu, who is preparing for his Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, next year, confirmed that he actually went to wheelbarrow pushing because things were getting difficult for him.

His words:
I have to continue with my wheelbarrow pushing job to enable me continue in this academic journey.

“I want to thank our Ijaw brothers and sisters in the Diaspora, especially those in the USA, for paying up my tuition fees when I was in JSS 11; l also thank them for the money they sent for text books and upkeep.

“I want use this opportunity to once again appeal to them that it has been very tough and rough for me since after that gesture. I appeal to our Diaspora brothers and sisters that I am still in need of their help, now that I am preparing for my final year exams: West African Examination Council, WAEC, fee is pending.

“As I said before, after my graduation from here, I will proceed to Teacher Training College, TTC, after which I intend to teach pupils.”


The school authorities, speaking through the Education Committee chair, Chief Pius Oloye, noted that the school management had to encourage the elderly student to enable him achieve his academic dream.

Oloye said the primary aim of Izon College was to help less-privileged children in riverine communities, hence it charges minimal school fees. The Elders Council of the school, speaking through Prince Shell Mubogha, Chief Samson Bakpor and Mr. Frederick Biribiri Dude, said the pains Ijaw child went through in rural communities caused the establishment of Izon College.

They said:

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“We thank the Ijaw community in USA for their benevolence to our student and we appeal that they should also encourage the school in its efforts to acquire a parcel of land for a permanent site.

“We also use this medium to renew our appeal to our exalted brother, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, to help us achieve our aim of lifting the Ijaw child out of darkness.”


Source: https://www.collinsuchendusblog.com/2019/06/meet-63-year-old-ss-ii-student-adelabu.html?m=1

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by alphaNomega: 3:37am On Jun 12
The man wants to get educated. Good for him.

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by MVLOX(m): 5:40am On Jun 12
it's Neva too late to learn...

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by AutoSupport(m): 7:44am On Jun 12
MVLOX:
it's Neva too late to learn...


Learn what

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by partnerbizz5(f): 8:02am On Jun 12
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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by MANNABBQGRILLS: 8:32am On Jun 12
If this old man can do this, we wonder what will stop any young able body youth to do the same.
But no, what most of them are after is yahoo yahoo.

There is dignity in labour guys.
Hustle legit and live a good life.

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by inoki247: 8:32am On Jun 12
He wants to become Nigeria President.....

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by Wisdomval67(m): 8:33am On Jun 12
Pushing wheel barrow to pay for his own school SSCE how about him children? Just dey waste money

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by inoki247: 8:33am On Jun 12
AutoSupport:



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To Become Nigeria President
Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by loredana730: 8:33am On Jun 12
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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by AntiWailer: 8:33am On Jun 12
shocked
Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by victorogundepo0(m): 8:34am On Jun 12
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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by dayleke(m): 8:34am On Jun 12
Venus4744xx:

You this people still dey here?

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by emeijeh(m): 8:34am On Jun 12
Pikolo!
The Lord is your strength.

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by TheMainMan: 8:35am On Jun 12
Sometimes it is not people say about you that matters... it is your own self happiness

He said he wanted to stop being an illiterate which has caused him much agony... he alone knows what he is talking about

No one should discouraged or insult him for trying to achieve his aim...

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by 9jaRealist: 8:35am On Jun 12
KUDOS to the dude...
Education is a lifelong enterprise.
>

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by simple250: 8:35am On Jun 12
There is dignity in hard labour but there is no dignity in suffer head .. grin



Dry bones shall rise again but nor be for person weh don samampe ....this one don finish now cheesy

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by Mateen1000: 8:35am On Jun 12
I was reading this post and my landlord daughter came by and we read it together.
She said this post really changed her life and it touched my heart,
We are so grateful
Wow thanks so much for sharing

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by Wiseandtrue(f): 8:35am On Jun 12
APC will see this as an achievement now!!!
They are fighting corruption!!!

At 63 still pushing wheel barrow undecided

Failed economy!!!

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by franchasng(m): 8:35am On Jun 12
It is well cry
Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by Joromi12: 8:36am On Jun 12
The diasporan have done more for nigerian than the govt. The dilapidated school i served in the east was later renovated by the diasporans. Good one

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by ZUWAG: 8:36am On Jun 12
oh oh...how sympathetic..
Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by anonymuz(m): 8:36am On Jun 12
Good gesture on his part, but will be able to make use of it considering his age?
Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by kenzysmith(m): 8:37am On Jun 12
Some africans eeh at this age wetin he wan still use certificate do again? He should be preparing on how to make heaven. Am a graduate buh i dont see any big deal in it at the age of 63 i shouldnt be stressing my brain pls forward is acct no to me make i send am good money to help him relax.
Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by Kenturkey048(m): 8:37am On Jun 12
Why didn't he do this when he was 15 or 16years...then he was probably thinking of smashing his female age mates...NOANSENSE

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by bettercreature(m): 8:37am On Jun 12
MVLOX:
it's Neva too late to learn...
He is a scammer,it makes no sense
Why going to secondary school not even university at the age of 63 if you can not afford the school fees? He is a big scam and I blame the school
He is probably suffering from mental disorder

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Re: Meet Seribo Adelabu, 63-year-old SS II Student, Pushing Wheelbarrow To Pay SSCE by AutoSupport(m): 8:37am On Jun 12
inoki247:


To Become Nigeria President


Ok grin


Regards

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