A young smart and intelligent kid, Joshua Beckford who became the youngest person to study in Oxford University at age 6, and graduated at the age of 14 from department of History and Philosophy is coming to Nigeria.
Joshua who is referred to as a genius was named as one of the most intelligent children in the world and at six, Beckford emerged the youngest person with autism to be accepted to Oxford University where he studied philosophy and history
Sources have it that, Joshua’s visit to Lagos, Nigeria is aimed at raising funds and build a school in Kaduna state
As a result of this great achievement, The chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, among other Nigerians tweeted and retweet the coming of Beckford to Nigeria.
In her tweet Abike Dabiri said,
‘’He will be in Lagos for the fundraising of his school building project in Kaduna. He is regarded as one of the world’s smartest human.”
Despite being diagnosed with high functioning autism, Beckford was reported to be an early starter. As a 10 months old baby he could read, write and understand the alphabet.
At two, he could read fluently and by the time he clocked three, Beckford could speak Japanese.
According to a reliable source, it was reported that Joshua Beckford, at age six when most kids are still learning to read, write and count, was intellectually ready to attend one of the best universities in the world, Oxford University.