- Siphiwo Mahala graduated with a PhD from UNISA recently
- He paid tribute to his late mom who passed away 32 years ago
- Tweeps congratulated him on his achievement
A proud PhD graduate took to Twitter recently to send a message to his late mom who passed away 32 years ago.
Siphiwo Mahala graduated with a PhD in English from the University of South Africa (UNISA) recently, Legit.ng learned. He posted a photo of his certificate along with the caption:
"Mama, I know you've been sleeping for 32 years, but please read this."
Siphiwo also posted a photo of himself at his graduation ceremony. He was pictured in his bright red gown and raising his right fist.
He is an acclaimed writer with one novel, When A Man Cries, and a short story collection, African Delights, to his name.
Siphiwo's message to his late mom touched the hearts of thousands of tweeps. It has been 1,700 times and liked 12,600 times so far.
His followers and other Twitter users congratulated him for his exceptional achievement. They also said his mom would be proud of him.
Legit.ng earlier reported the news of a handsome Nigerian man who has been appointed as a judge in the USA.
The young Nigerian man, identified as Edirin Okoloko, was appointed as a judge by the United State Governor, Jay Inslee. Okoloko was appointed into the Snohomish County Superior Court.
According to Inslee, he disclosed that the middle-aged man was appointed because of his clear dedication to the legal profession.
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