Thev17 year old 2019 best WAEC student with 7A’s, Chisom Eyinnia Chukwuneke, who died of cancer of the blood (leukemia), has been buried amid tears.
According to The Guardian’s report, Chisom, was committed to mother earth on, December 1, in Okpuno village, Umuogali, Oba, Idemili South local government area of Anambra State.
She died in an hospital in South Africa, where she was receiving treatment, after the battle against Leukemia that eventually claimed her life in, this year.
Chisom the 17 year Igbo girl had a great future ahead of her, but death took her away, but God alone is the only One that can console and her family and friends. And also grant her eternal rest in his bosom. Below are pictures of Chisoms burial that happened today.
According Chisom father tributes, he made it known by saying: “Chisom has brought people around. She has brought even the international community about our healthcare situation in Nigeria. Her problem started on February 6, 2019. It came two weeks before her mock examination but she was not deterred by the sickness. She wrote the exams and succeeded.
“I will say that God has brought her for this purpose. She took her mock exams and later her WASSCE and succeeded. The day she went for her Further Maths, she came back and told me she was sleeping and writing. I take solace in the fact that she died a glorious death.
“Though painful that after 308 days in the hospital, it could happen. Her last words to me was that ‘dad you have tried’ and I told her ‘I brought her to the world, I will do my best to keep her alive. ‘
“She knew basically all the drugs used in the treatment of cancer at that age and even the professors who attended to her marveled at her brilliance. Chisom’s desire was for poor persons to have access to healthcare, especially for cancer and we have established a foundation in her honour. “
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