The dreams of 19-year-old Cynthia Anurika Uzochukwu was cut short by untimely death after a brief illness. Cynthia who recently completed her JAMB exam and was nursing hopes of studying Medicine at the university after scoring 223 in the said exam, died after a brief illness. Her friends have since taken to social media to mourn her, since she died on June 15.
Meanwhile, her last post on Facebook read: “I thank God for my life. Some people did not make it last night but I did. God you are awesome. Happy Sunday Pals”.
Her brother wrote a touching post on Facebook saying: “My sis Cynthia Uzochukwu made her JAMB and when she was alive, she told me ‘brother I will become a doctor..to treat mum and my siblings’…I laughed at her and she said ‘brother you will see it’…Now I’m seeing that you’re really a doctor because you’re one step in front….I’m always proud of you. I will always love you Dr Cynthia Anurika Uzochukwu”.