A ten year-old Nigerian child has been accepted to start her maths degree at a British university.
Having enrolled a short while ago, the young girl is already at the top of her class following a 100 per cent score in a recent test.
From the early age of seven years, Esther Okade had always wanted to go to university.
“I actually wanted to start when I was seven. But my mum was like, “you’re too young, calm down.” “She would say, ‘mum, when am I starting?’, and go on and on and on,” said her mother. After three years of persuasion, Esther finally got her mother to take her to university.
She began applying in August and a phone interview, an essay and a maths exam later she got accepted into the Open University in December to study for a maths degree.
When she isn’t studying for exams, CNN reports that she writes math workbooks for children called “Yummy Yummy Algebra,” while her family works to open “Shakespeare Academy,” a nursery school and primary school in Nigeria’s Delta region.
See what the amazing Esther says about running her own bank in the video below