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2005 Sosoliso Plane Crash Survivor, Kechi Okwuchi Graduated With a First Class Degree from US University


One of the two survivors of 2005 Sosoliso plane crash, Kechi Okwuchi have had a tremendous journey in life since her survival from the ill-fate plane crash.

Kechi graduated with a First Class degree from University of Thomas Houston, Texas on May 16th, 2015.

Apart from being inducted into 6 academic honor societies, she was the most outstanding student for her major in Economics and has already been accepted into graduate school for her MBA.

Ms. Okwuchi survived the ill-fated Portharcourt bound flight which crashed on the runway and killed 107 people, including her close friend who was sitted next to her and late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya.

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She was a student of Loyola Jesuit College at the time, a boarding high school in Abuja and was on her way home for the holidays when the crash occurred .

Nkechi has had more than 100 surgeries, including skin grafts in the US as a result of the severe burns all over her body. Doctors placed pins to support her hands but this didn’t stop her from reaching for greatness.

Earlier this month, Kechi Okwuchi gave an ovation-worthy performance at this year’s America’s got talent.

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