Elderly man celebrates admission to university, inspiring others

Elderly man celebrates admission to university, inspiring others

It is never too late for one to achieve their dreams, be it education, career goals, love or adventure. Dreams can be achieved anytime as long as one is ready to put in the work and time.

This elderly Nigerian man has shown just how true it is that dreams can be achieved anytime. The man identified as Serekara Winima, has finally become a university student at Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic in Bori, Rivers state.

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A photo of the elderly man rocking his matriculation gown during the event recently surfaced on social media. The photo was shared by Facebook user Peter Prekings Chima Precious, who congratulated the man.

In photo, the elderly man was spotted sitting on a throne-like red chair holding a walking stick. He wore his blue and orange matric gown paired with a matching cap, Briefly.co.za found.

Elderly man matriculates

Elderly man matriculates at Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic in Rivers state Facebook source: Peter Prekings Chima Precious

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Precious, who was impressed by the elderly man's achievement, noted that age is never a barrier.

The Facebook user further revealed that Winima is an HND 1 student at the department of mechanical engineering in the school.

He wrote: "Age is never a barrier. Congratulations to Chief Serekara Winima on your matriculation at Saro Wiwa Polytechnics, Bori, Rivers State. He's currently an HND 1 Student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. You can still make it if you mean it"

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Age is not a barrier. Congratulations to him!

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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