A Nigerian UK based doctor, Ogechi has narrated what a British Patient told her about his experience while in Nigeria as a missionary teacher.
Dr Ogechi who hails from Mbaise in Imo State said her patient told her that he was so happy meeting a Nigerian doctor in the UK. He further revealed to her that he was a missionary teacher in Nigeria in 1964 to 1967.
Her patient told her, as a missionary teacher, he served in Gboko, now Benue state in 1964 and was later transferred to Sokoto in 1967.
Dr Oge quoted that missionary worker as said that “Igbos are a formidable people and can’t be crushed”.
In a Twitter post, Dr Ogechi tweets; “After my consultancy, my patient says ‘I’m so happy to meet a Nigerian Doctor’, and I smile with pride.
“He tells me he was in Gboko, now Benue state in 1964 as a missionary teacher, he then transferred to Sokoto in 1967, but had to flee due to the Biafran war (Nigerian civil war of 1967-1970).
“He adds ‘Igbos are a formidable people never to be crushed”. “When I tell him that I am Igbo, he salutes, bows from the waist.
“I’m an Mbaise-Igbo Nigerian doctor. Nwa Mbaise representing since time immemorial.