- A young man showed that he is not ashamed of celebrating his mother's sacrifices for him anywhere as he kneeled in a marketplace
- Still in his graduation gown, Edward honoured his mother on the bare floor without minding the dirt
- Many people said that his action will even make him succeed more in the future because of the humility he showed
A young man, Edward, acknowledged his mother's sacrifices as he made a great public show of his appreciation in the market.
A LinkedIn user, Ayodeji Odeyele, who shared photos of the man and his mother, revealed that he went straight on both knees in his graduation gown.
He got more blessings
In one of the snaps, the mother placed her hand on his head in a manner that suggested she was praying for him.
While no one knows if the mother is a trader in the market, the boy kneeled amid plates of potatoes and bunches of banana.
Many people who commented on the photos were wowed by the graduate's action as some said he has indeed done well.
Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:
Dr Deseye Umurhohwo said:
"Good example of showing appreciation."
Grace Apara said:
"She will enjoy the fruit of her labour."
Olusegun Oyedepo said:
"What a great guy!"
Ogums Rawlings Chisom said:
"Mother: parents I love them so much they can toil for Africa to make sure we are all fine. My mom did the same. God bless our mothers/dads who were actually there for us."
Dominic Nduese said:
"Congratulations to you both what an emotional post all glory to God it ended in praise."
Ikoro Ikoro said:
"And he will be ahead of his fellows for this open humility."
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A daughter also appreciated her dad
Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that mother knows best, Njabulo Mtolo took to Facebook to honour his mother who took a whole year to raise the R2 500 needed for his registration at university.
While he was completing matric, she raised the money needed for his studies despite not having an income.
"Help me to appreciate this woman it took her the whole year to raise R2500 for my registration at the university while I was doing my matric NB//she had no source of income because she was unemployed, but her love and support was priceless."
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