Sosoliso Plane Crash Survivor, Kechi Okwuchi Graduated With A First Class Degree From US University

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One of the two survivors of 2005 Sosoliso plane crash, Kechi Okwuchi have had a tremendous journey in life since her survival from the ill-fate plane crash.

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Kechi graduated with a First Class degree from University of Thomas Houston, Texas on May 16th, 2015.


Apart from being inducted into 6 academic honor societies, she was the most outstanding student for her major in Economics and has already been accepted into graduate school for her MBA.

Ms. Okwuchi survived the ill-fated Portharcourt bound flight which crashed on the runway and killed 107 people, including her close friend who was sitted next to her and late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya.

She was a student of Loyola Jesuit College at the time, a boarding high school in Abuja and was on her way home for the holidays when the crash occurred .

Nkechi has had more than 100 surgeries, including skin grafts in the US as a result of the severe burns all over her body. Doctors placed pins to support her hands but this didn’t stop her from reaching for greatness.

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Earlier this month, Kechi Okwuchi gave an ovation-worthy performance at this year’s America’s got talent.

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