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Delta State Official Visits Girl Who Was Sent Home For Not Paying Her Fees

In the past few days, a video of Success, a primary school student in Delta state who was sent home for not paying her schools has attracted the attention of Nigerians, most of who have offered to help pay her fees of N12,000.

Only yesterday, March 15, popular Instagram user, Mr Jollof, announced that he had paid for her educational needs and would change her to a private school at the end of the term. This move which was applauded by members of the public also saw the likes of AY the comedian and other celebrities weigh in on helping her.

The video also got the attention of the Delta state government who had one of their officials pay a visit to the girl and her parents in their home with gifts of cash and promises to help her family, a Twitter user @azukamukolu wrote.

The Power of Social Media at work. Little Success & her parents were paid an unscheduled visit by a Delta State Gov’t official who gifted her some money & promised to establish her parents. Thanks @_iBarelyTweet @Tutsy22 & everyone who escalated this.

While many commend the government, some have asked that education is taken seriously in the state:

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