Sharp Sharp: Gain DIRECT ENTRY Admission into any Nigerian University to STUDY ANY COURSE of your choice. NO JAMB | LOW FEES. Registration is in Progress. Interested? WhatsApp / Call: 0905 990 8384 or CLICK HERE

LintolPay Awoof: Cheap Data, Cheap Airtime, Long Lasting Data Plan. BUY NOW!

NO JAMB & Post-Utme Needed: Gain Admission into One Of Nigeria's Best Universities Using Only WAEC or NECO. Not Affected by ASSU Strike. Learn More Now!

STUDY ABROAD: Further your studies abroad through Scholarships. Visit Now to find your desired international SCHOLARSHIPS and OPPURTUNITIES.

“Doctors Said He’ll Never Achieve Anything Higher but he Proved them Wrong,” Proud Mum Celebrates Son Who Graduated With Second Class Upper

Young man despite being autistic still graduated from University with second class Upper.

A young man’s determination coupled with support from his mum has finally paid off as he became a graduate in style. 

The young man identified as Isaac finished from the University of Lancashire, UK with a second-class upper degree in accountancy and finance.

DON'T MISS OUT: Stay Updated with Schools' Latest Updates on WhatsApp. Click Here and Follow our WhatsApp Channel now!

get schools' latest updates on whatsapp

Celebrating her son’s feat on Twitter, his mum revealed that Isaac had been diagnosed with autism (a disorder that affects the ability to communicate and interact) when he was barely 2years old.

READ ALSO: Meet Usman Umar, a 24-Year-Old Nigerian Student who has invented Robotic cars, drones, from scrap devices

The woman who works as a primary school teacher, according to her bio, stated that doctors told her he would never talk properly.

They said his academic endeavour would not exceed the secondary school level but Isaac has proved that wrong. The overjoyed woman shared a photo of her son.

“My son Isaac; diagnosed autistic at 21 months. Told he would never talk properly, then he’d never cope in mainstream then never get GCSEs, certainly not anything higher. But he proved them wrong and here he is holding his 2:1 degree certificate in accountancy and finance”

Her tweet reads.

Many people reacts and show support for mother and son 

@DonSwan29216132 said: “A really HUGE well done to you Isaac. Don’t let anyone tell you, “You can’t” because you can. “I only found out I was autistic when I was 53 after I graduated from Uni with a First Class in Audio Engineering. “We have both proved everyone wrong. “Wish you every success. 

@steveamos61 wrote: “Very similar experience with my son, who was diagnosed as autistic at a similar age. His mum and I were told to learn Makaton as our communication with him would need ‘visual reinforcement’. He now has a degree in wildlife photography and has just held his second exhibition.”

@bing771:”Autism does not mean thick, it means different. We are all different in our way, for me dyslexia. I have a BSc(hon) in Business Information Technology. Gained at the age of 43.Well done to him for proving that & how proud you must feel.I hope he has a very successful career.”

@DrMichelleEvans:”My 21 year step son who lives with us very similar. Achieved a 1st in Computer Science and is now a junior software engineer. He is amazing. Has even told his dad he wants to move out and live independently of us instead summer. We couldn’t be prouder. We’ll done Isaac “

READ ALSO:Man Celebrates as he Bags Best Graduating Student in his Department with Second Class Upper


Thank you so much for reading. We will appreciate it if you share this with your loved ones.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
Share via
Copy link