- A grandmother has once again shown that it is never too late to achieve something
- A tweep @iamwill_johnson shared a photo of his grandmother wearing a lovely gown with a Class of 2021 tag
- Many who reacted to the news noted how inspiring her accomplishment is to both the young and old
A grandmother is celebrating her show of persistence and courage after she finally grabbed a master's degree at age 86.
In recent times, the elderly have been showing great zeal in achieving their dreams at an age many would expect them to sit and wait for their time.
A tweep identified as @iamwill_johnson has one of those people in his family, his grandmother, who recently graduated with a master's degree from a university in the USA.
Father receives his graduate daughter at the airport with so much joy & celebration, welcomes her with garland
Sharing a photo of his granny in a graduation gown with a scarf written "Class of 2021" and a huge smile on her face, the man praised her for being 86 and still graduating from school.
He urged netizens to show some respect for the master's achiever and thanked her for teaching him how to be a student in every situation.
"My granny is 86 and graduating from school again! Put some respect on that masters. Thank you for teaching me how to always be a student granny franny."
In a video on her grandson's Instagram page, the granny thanked God for pushing and seeing her through the graduate program.
Social media fans praised Johnson's granny for the achievement, noting she is an example that there is never an expiry date for any exploit.
Here are some of the reactions online:
Mum who sold yoghurt & hot tea in Lagos to pay her kids' school fees wins, one of them now works with Google
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady who is also the CEO of Money Africa, Oluwatosin Olaseinde, celebrated her daddy for his academic achievement despite his age.
In a post on Friday, May 21, the lady said that the man graduated from Covenant University at 66 years old.
Oluwatosin described her father as their superstar and mentor. The lady said that her dad is a great source of motivation in the way that he goes after his dreams every time.