Cursory: A Nigerian man has revealed the advice his project supervisor gave him five years ago that has guided his career. In a Twitter post, the man said his supervisor told him to work harder as there are millions of graduates with good certificates without a job. The Nigerian man, who now feels fulfilled, said receiving that advice years ago helped him to plan his life better.
A young man who identified himself as Emmanuel Faith on Twitter shared the advice he received from his project supervisor five years ago that has proven useful.
In a tweet, he revealed that his project supervisor remindrd him that there are many people with first-class and second-class upper without jobs, so he should work harder as he was not even among the best.
The statement had come as a rude awakening.It helped him see that there a lot of hardworking people in the country and he had to put in the extra work if he wanted to stand out and make something of himself.
He shared the exact words of the advice in the tweet, which is quoted below:
“People with first class and 2-1 are struggling to get a job, not to talk of you who finished with 2:2, ko si ise nta o, it’s better to be serious with your life.”
Many netizens who reacted to the tweet said that the young man’s story and his achievements had inspired them to do better in their careers.
@euniceiniakanji reacted: “You inspire me, EF ❤️. Thank you for showing the world what’s possible.”
@zita_annah said: “Our best lives are always ahead. Congratulations on turning the story around in 5 years.”
@No_replica_faith also reacted: “And will continue to carry you through �”
@Imade_iyamu commented: “You’re a star. God bless you always.”
iam_Tokzz: Congrats sir, God will continue to strengthen you for more
@ChukwuDivine_: I’m so happy reading your story, Faith. Reminds me of when my colleagues laughed at me for choosing writing as a career. They said Nigerian writers are underpaid.
@zita_anah: Our best lives are always ahead.Congratulations on turning the story around in 5 years.
@tohmiedtallgirl: This is so beautiful ❤️. Nigerian lecturers should actually do better,that statement was really demeaning. I’m happy you didn’t allow that hold you back and look at you shining and an inspiration to every young person ????????????.
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