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Girl gains admission into university 10 years after being branded a witch in Akwa Ibom



A young girl, identified as Mary, who was branded a witch, tortured and abandoned in Akwa Ibom State 10 years ago, has gained admission into the university.

Gistreel reports that Danish aid worker, Anja Ringgren Loven and her husband, David Emmanuel Umem, rescued Mary ten years ago from a bush where she had been hiding.

Ms. Loven, shared the good news on Facebook while posting the before and after picture of Mary who is grown up now.

She wrote,

“Sometimes our work does not need a lot of words. The pictures speak for themselves! This is Mary today vs. 10 years ago when David Emmanuel Umem found her tortured hiding in a bush! Congratulations Mary. Another chapter at university is waiting. We are so proud of you,” she wrote.

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