- A young graduate shared news of his academic achievement, but used the opportunity to honour his grandmother
- He lauded her for being hardworking and for her undying support through the years
- The touching post struck a chord with social media users and went viral
A young man revelled in the praise after graduation, but used the opportunity to recognise his grandmother's selflessness.
Sipheleke Zond'amaxoki Nongqotho shared a touching Facebook post to honour the most important woman in his life.
The young man graduated recently and revealed the key role his gogo played in his success.
His inspirational post explained:
"When am looking at this woman I don't just see an ordinary person, I see a hero. She worked very hard for me to be where I am. She saw lights that were so bright for me to see she pray for me. My mom stood up for me when I couldn't stand. Mama enkosi mathaba, mxasana. Lockdown couldn't stop is from celebrating our celebration."
A screenshot of the post can be seen below.
Ludwe Sos Tapa then shared the post via the #ImStaying Facebook group and Briefly.co.za noted that it attracted more than 20 000 likes.
Linky Mamogale Modise said,
"Congratulations, well done. The fact that you are grateful you have unlocked a countless number of blessing doors your way. I am so proud of you. Mama is a tigress and she is the happiest mom on earth right now."
Leanne St Clair added,
"Congratulations. You are both amazing."
Linda Souter said,
"Wow. Congratulations to you and to your Mom. You're both amazing."
A young man, who has been identified as Clement Maosa, gushed about his academic success on social media.
Maosa managed to study law and graduated with a LLB degree recently.
He paid tribute to his grandmother, whose unconditional love he credited for his success.
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