By Henry Iheanacho
A Nigerian man identified as Olumuyiwa Igbalajobi has shared the story of how he overcame challenges he faced in his academic pursuit.
According to the man, he had to take the West African Examination Council (WAEC) examination 10 times before he was able to successfully to move to the next chapter of his educational phase.
Olumuyiwa took to Twitter and revealed that notwithstanding the earlier challenges he has now travelled to Korea, Germany and Canada, all within 8 years and it is all thanks to educational scholarships he secured that covered his flights and tuition fees.
The graduate from the University of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti who is a lecturer in Canada, wrote;
”Nigeria (Ado Ekiti)-Korea-Germany- Canada (4 continents in 8 years)
-All flights paid
-Started with CGPA of 3.95 from UNAD!
-That boy who had 10 sittings in O-level
Your dreams are valid!!!!
God is ever faithful if you do not give up!”
His tweet gained huge traction as many were motivated by his experience and story.
“Sire.. have been following ur post recently, and I am seriously encourage (may almighty God keep strengthen you more and more).. I will be very grateful to be speak with you about some of my burdens to achieve my target..”
“Actually just finished a class online thinking it was getting difficult but with this up here, no going back Dr. Canada education is intense but we move ke.”