Father finally gets his PhD at 65 to fulfil promise he made to his daughter


A medical doctor on popular micro-blogging site, Twitter is celebrating her father after he got his PhD to fulfill a promise he made to her.

Dr Maria Uloko, who became a medical doctor at 23, said her father promised her then that he will go back to school and earn his doctorate so that she wouldn’t be the only ‘doctor’ in the family.

He kept his words and earned his PHD in December. At his oral defence, he said he went back to school to fulfill his promise to his daughter.

Dr Maria’s tweets expressing pride in her father has got over 325K likes.

See the thread below.


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