WATCH: 18-Year-Old Trenches Girl Bags Admission to Study Abroad

A young woman recently accepted to study computer science overseas has expressed her happiness with everyone.

In 2021, the young woman who identified herself as Veronica graduated with honors from her secondary education.

She claims that she took the Jamb exam, received a score of 224, and then applied to the University of Lagos.

She said that on December 16, 2022, UNILAG extended an admissions offer to her.

The bright kid also revealed that she used “Slums in Africa” to assist her apply for studies in the United States following a college fair in Ikeja and was accepted to the University of Kentucky to study computer technology.

She expressed her joy at being accepted into two institutions at once, saying it was a dream come true for her.

She admitted that she hopes to become a well-known data analyst in the future to assist in resolving issues in her neighborhood and the larger world.

In her words:

“My name is Veronica dampilo, I am 18 years old I live in the Ogba Ogbo community. I finished secondary school in 2021 from Herbert Macaulay girls secondary school with a good result in my neco and my waec exam. 

“Earlier last year, I wrote my jamb and I scored 224. I applied to Lagos state university last year, and on the 16th Dec 2022 I got admission into the university of Lagos I was able to attend a college fair in Ikeja with the help of slums in Africa.

“After the college fair, I applied to college in the united state, on the 6th Jan 2023, I was admitted into the university of Kentucky in the united state to study computer science. Getting admitted to these two schools at the same time was like a dream come true for me. 

“I was over excited, extremely happy. I love reading, I love coding and on my free days, I help my mom in her grinding business. I will love to become a renowned data scientist in the future to use it to solve some of the problems in my community and the world at large.” 


Social media reactions;

@theprincessagunbiade said:

“Congratulations beautiful Veronica. This is only the beginning.”

@kasim_amu wrote:

“Well done to you Veronica. This is only the start of even more excellence and prosperity in your life and community.”

@red_eyed_wyz commented:

“Bro, thank you for doing what so many of us haven’t been doing, giving hope to the underprivileged. God bless you.”

@henyolaofficial added:


“Congratulations veronica.”

@arinzeconfidence reacted:

“This is beautiful.”

@tynu replied:

“Go Veronica! We are rooting for you. Big big congratulations.”

@ronaldthe7th added:

“Well done for all the work you do.”

@infoplacecanada commented:

“Great job Veronica! This is truly inspiring.” 

@pojutilda said:

“This is an amazing story! Congratulations Veronica. Wishing you greater success.”

@adetonicare replied:

“Congratulations Veronica, may dreams come through.”

@food.grubber wrote:

“I wish her the absolute best. I love her story.”

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