- A Nigerian man has recently showered encomiums on his mum for her sacrifices towards his educational pursuit
- According to the man who finished from a US institution, his mother hawked boiled corn every day for his upkeep and that of his sibling
- He went on to narrate how she worked 10 years of her life in exchange for their primary and secondary education
A Nigerian man has celebrated his mother on social media for her efforts that have seen the advancement and success of his academic pursuits.
The man, @mlkadesanya1, marked her 56th birthday with a short narration of how she sacrificed for him and his sibling.
A sacrificial mother with a heart of gold
@mlkadesanya1 said many years ago, his mother hawked boiled corn every day for about three weeks to be able to gather money for his undergraduate studies at the University of Lagos.
Young man kneels for his mum in the market, appreciates her for sending him to school, photos go viral
Describing the woman as a goddess, he stated that she exchanged 10 years of her life for the primary and secondary education of him and his brother.
Now, he is a graduate of Stanford School of Business. Though not financially buoyant to get her a car, he urged social media users to join him in celebrating the woman he dubbed Iya Wale.
Social media users reacted emotionally as they were full of praises for his selfless mum.
"Happy birthday to your mother. May God satisfy her with sound health and mind to enjoy the fruits of her labour. God bless you and your brother too to continually take good care of her."
"Your mum made my first year in mayflower felt like home. She was like a mother to many of us in B5, and shielded us from some of the cruel realities of boarding house in our early age and made the transition shielded. She is a goddess to many of us.
"Happy birthday to her!"
"Your mother is gorgeous OMG, her smile is beautiful.
"Happy birthday to her, she deserves the world."
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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported a 17-year-old Tuks graduate bagged a Cum Laude Degree and has plans for honours. Hjalmar Rall, a 17-year-old South African student has already bagged his first degree.
Enrolling at a university at only 14 years old posed a unique challenge for him as he struggled to fit into an institution where there were older people around him. However, he learnt to cope with the environment on campus and says:
“At the end of my second year I had settled in completely.”
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