In a tragic turn of events, Chidera John, a promising young Nigerian lady, lost her life in a fatal accident mere days after achieving a significant milestone: graduating with a first-class degree in Biochemistry from the Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa.
Chidera, who was an only child, had recently bid farewell to her late father, burying him just 23 days before her own untimely demise.
The heartbreaking news was shared by Jerry Godsent, a fellow student, who mourned Chidera’s passing on Facebook.
According to Jerry, Chidera, an indigene of Abia state, celebrated her graduation triumphantly just 12 days before the accident that claimed her life.
“Helped by God. BSc in Biochemistry bagged. The tassel is worth the hassle. Dad’s dream came to pass. Daddy, thank you for giving me the life you never had,” read part of the caption.
Jerry expressed deep sorrow at the loss, highlighting the tragedy of Chidera’s passing right after her father’s departure.
”It’s been awhile since I felt this deep. Sad news: My Chidera John buried her father on 21 September 2023. Graduated with first class honours in Biochemistry on the 30th of September 2023. Had an accident and died on the 14th of October 2023,” he wrote.
The news of Chidera’s passing has left her family and friends in profound grief, with many expressing their condolences and shock on social media platforms.
As the community mourns the loss of this bright and talented soul, they remember her as a remarkable individual whose life was tragically cut short, leaving behind a legacy of academic excellence and a heart full of dreams.