- A Nigerian lady has heaped praises on her mum on social media as she celebrated her for being the family's backbone
- Ruthie Tilley Gyado revealed that her dad had passed away in 1997, leaving her mum with '7 mouths' to feed despite not having any job
- The lady stated that her mother turned things around, got a job and ensured all 6 of them eventually graduated from the university
A woman has been celebrated on social media for catering for 7 persons on her own after her husband passed away in 1997.
The daughter of the woman identified as Ruthie Tilley Gyado revealed on Twitter that her mother became a widow at the age of 32 and at a time she was jobless.
In a Twitter post dedicated to celebrating her mum, Ruthie said her mum took the challenge and turned things around.
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Ruthie stated that her mother eventually got a job and trained all 6 of them in school by herself.
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The excited lady proudly announced that today, all 6 of them are university graduates, thanks to her mum.
Her tweet reads:
"Abeg today I am just going to celebrate my mum. Not her birthday yet!
"My Dad died in 1997 leaving my my mum age 32 with 6kids and 7 mouths to feed with no job.
"This woman turned things around, got a job, all 6 of us University graduates. That is my mother! I love you mama!"
See her tweet below:
Netizens hail the lady's mum
"Your mum is a hero. I join you to celebrate her. My story is similar to yours. Dad died in 1998, mum was 35 working as a teacher. She raised 6 children all on her own. Women are superheroes. I celebrate your super hero, may she live long to enjoy her works on earth. Amen."
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"God bless her. Something similar happened to us, Dad passed away 1996.. we were Four, my mom was just 23.. she didn't remarry and today she is a grandmother, we have two graduates and two business oriented siblings. Thank God cos it was rough but God prevailed."
"Interesting , what a mother ! A super mum indeed! Ruthie, it's that never-say-die spirit you inherited from your mum that makes you still have hope in Nigeria like me, hinged on prof's entrant into the political space. Na lie?"
"Wow speechless, almost a similar story with urs .. Dad died 1997, left mum with 7kids and how that woman took care of us should be studied .. Today we're her pride... She try abeg."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a male corps member had celebrated his mum who sold bread to send him to school.
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In the touching post he made, the young man said though, the mum didn't go to school, she vowed that all her kids must finish school and sold bread to fund their education.
The Imo State University (IMSU) graduate whose real name is Akunna Chimezie Miracle told Legit.ng that not going to school was not a personal decision his mum took. According to him, the paucity of funds at that time meant she stopped schooling at primary 6.