Former almajiri shares how rich Igbo trader sent him, friend to university and rescued them from poverty

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A Twitter user, Kariq, recently shared a heart breaking story by Nigerian writer Japhet Prosper

Prosper in his story gave a detailed narration of his experience in the almajiri system

According to Prosper, he was eventually rescued by an Igbo man and his family members

A social media user identified as Kariq on Twitter recently took to the platform to share a heartbreaking story which was originally written by a writer identified as Japhet Prosper.

The lengthy narration details the harrowing and agonizing experiences of Prosper as a member of the almajiri educational system while he was growing up.

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In the opening paragraphs of the story, Prosper recounted how life as an almajiri was filled with abject suffering and how he lived a life of wretchedness. He narrated how young children moved around in pairs begging for alms and food.

According to Prosper, the decision to quit the system and find a better way of living was taken just when he was aged 10. He said it was the wisest decision he took in life.

“I was ten when I decided to remove the cloak of destitution and face life squarely. It still remains the turning point in my life and the wisest decision I’d ever taken,” he said.

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According to the writer, his decision to elope was further given life by a friend he identified as Ali who was also fed up of life as an Almajiri.

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