Woman finally pays school fees of N1.58k she owed in 1969
A Nigerian woman identified as Grace Egbinola, has demonstrated a great virtue as she fulfilled a promise she made many decades ago.
In a message sent to Legit by Grace’s daughter, Toyin Egbinola, it was revealed that the 73-year-old woman finished from St Louis Secondary school on December 9, 1969.
Ever since she got the receipt of her debt in 1975, the woman held onto it with the strong vow that she would repay it someday.
On Monday, December 14, 2020, the woman paid the debt which was the sum of N1.58k. The woman’s child said she is proud that her mum never cheated the system.
The school principal wrote her a letter from Kano.
Though the woman is not rich, her daughter stated that she taught her children the value of honesty.
A part of Grace’s principal’s letter to her reads: “You are truly a Saint Louis trained person to be keeping a paper that was issued since 1975 and sent your son up to clear a debt that is as little as N1.58k in the year 2020 gives me hope that there are good people in this country who have not become rotting with greed.”
Toyin also said that her mum would really love it if she could reconnect with some of her old secondary school classmates.