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Meet a Ghanaian Lawyer who doubles as an advocate by day and nurse by night

The story of Elizabeth Owusua a Ghanaian lady who doubles as a lawyer by day and a nurse by night is trending all over social media, the Acra born dual professional is happy and proud of herself as she has fulfilled her childhood dreams of becoming both a nurse and a lawyer. A dream most Nigerians lawyers crave but are only allowed to practise as a lawyer or as a nurse, not as both, because the law prohibits them from practising and engaging in another line of trade at the same time, only in some exceptional circumstances.

Elizabeth, who enjoys both capacities as a professional lawyer and a professional nurse recounts her experience growing up and her journey of becoming a lawyer and a nurse, in narration she said:

"As a child, I always wanted to be a nurse, lawyer and a fashion designer all at the same time with no idea how they were going to happen because of my background. 

Well, I attended senior high school at Mfantsiman girls which helped shaped my entire being. 

From there I went to the Nursing and Midwifery Training College at Korle bu where I graduated with a Diploma in Nursing in 2008 and started working as a nurse in 2010 after national service.  

I continued to Central University College where I did top-up for a Bsc Degree in Nursing alongside work and graduated in 2013.

In 2014 I applied to Gimpa law faculty for an LLB and I got admitted which I did along with work mostly night shifts and gained admission to the Law school in 2017 after graduating from Gimpa and finally was called to the Ghana Bar in October 2019."
Elizabeth is an inspiration to black women everywhere who dare to dream.