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Priscilla Sitieni, the oldest identified major college pupil on the planet, died in Kenya on the age of 99.

The outdated lady, lovingly often known as Gogo Priscilla (Granny Priscilla), was honoured by UNESCO for her resolve to proceed her research in her 90s, describing her as “a job mannequin for her group and past.”

Her grandson Sammy Chepsiror advised The Commonplace newspaper that she died on Wednesday at dwelling as a result of a chest problem. A French movie was based mostly on the nonagenarian’s life story.

He stated;

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“Gogo has been in good well being and attending her lessons till three days to her demise when she developed chest pains, which pressured her out of faculty.

We’re grateful for the 100 years of her life. She made all of us proud”.

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UNESCO discovered that Priscilla was 94 years outdated when she utilized for admission to the neighborhood college in her Kenyan city of Rift Valley. Priscilla remarked in a 2022 interview with a UN group that she wished to encourage younger moms in Kenya to finish their schooling after having kids versus giving it up out of embarrassment or fear about societal stigma.

She had stated; ‘I wished to indicate an instance not solely to them however to different ladies all over the world who aren’t in class. With out schooling, there shall be no distinction between you and a hen. Training is your future. Training stays in your head endlessly and you can not lose it after getting it.’

SOURCE: www.Ghbase.com

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