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  • Updated: November 24, 2020

WAEC Best Student 2019, Chisom Chukwuneke Is Dead

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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
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2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) best student 2019, Chisom Chukwuneke is dead.

AllNews learnt that 17-year-old Chisom became an instant sensation after making 7 straight A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination and emerged as the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu, and was inducted into the school’s hall of fame that year.

A Facebook user identified as Michael Okoli shared the sad death of Chisom.

He revealed that Chisom lost her life following an undisclosed sickness which started off as leg pain but became severe over the course of the year.

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He also said that the deceased parents flew her out of the country to South Africa for treatment in other to save her life but unfortunately, she didn’t survive the sickness.

He wrote: "The Parents of Chisom Chukwuneke, the best student from her school with 7 A1 in WAEC exams last year are deep in mourning.

"The parents lost their daughter who scored 7 A1 in her WEAC Examination last year. The young girl whose name is Chisom Chukwuneke, was the best graduating student in her school last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl.

“The father of the Girl who is a Professor shared a very touching story of how his daughter died. He shared the story on his Facebook account. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having pain in the leg. And just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country.

“At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end like this. They started treatment there in South Africa, and they were fighting the sickness that started as leg pain, and later grew into something else for over a year. The father talked about his late daughter’s character, and how she was strong and did her best to fight the sickness. He even talked about the gift his daughter promised him before his birthday, he didn’t know that the gift will be her death.

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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe

is a media and communications professional | digital media strategist. A proud Nigerian and an advo...

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