‘My uncle’s wife took away my looks but didn’t stop me from being me’ – Acid burn survivor

Acid burn survivor , Obanye Francess Chizoba has shown that she is an example of a resilient person who despite her ordeal still  managed to pursue and achieve her dreams.

Chizoba, a Biochemist and Fashion Influencer  who is a victim of acid attack shared her story  on social media and encouraged people living with scars to be proud of themselves and also learn to share their bitter stories, as being a victim of acid attack didn’t deprive her of happiness.

She wrote;

“Don’t be a silent victim ..learn to share your story..you might find out you are not the only 1 as you thought..mostly you might learn how to walk freely in that situation … yes I was poured acid by my uncles wife. Yes she took away my facial looks, But she didn’t stop me from been me! But above all I refused to give up, I refused to hide me myself from people, I choose happiness,
I kept on being that little sweet girl I was then and now! If you are living with a scars and you are so scared of facing people.. let this face right here help you make decisions…..
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Say no to acid attack..
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17th November.”

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