A Nigerian businessman identified @UdofiaEA on Twitter has inspired social media users with his incredible grass-to-grace story.
The Akwa Ibomite who once worked as a housemaid in Uyo went on to acquire 4 master’s degrees, PhD, and a big job in the United State Of America.
Also in business, the well-read scholar serves as a director of a corporation and sits on the board of two other organizations in the United States, US.
“I am a proud Akwa Ibomite, with 4 Master’s Degrees and a PhD. I am a Director of a Corporation in USA, also serving in the Boards of 2 organizations in USA, a broadcaster, Global President of a non- for profit organization. I was once a housemaid in Uyo.”His now-viral tweet reads.
Twitter users react;
Eviiy⚡️💎: “My mom is a PHD graduate but plans didn’t work out for her to get the planned job, now she’s in need of a job sir. Please I need your advice and she’s not getting any younger so please what do you advice we do.”
JOSEPH: “You just inspired me.Though the country has changed over time to even worse and people from our side of the country are mostly vied as cooks, guards and other domestic helps. We will keep pushing…”
@SaviourAnietieW: “I am happy to hear this. Let me follow you immediately. Whenever I hear my people do well academically and professionally it makes me happy. We have been known for menial jobs and lifestyle for so long. Is about time that Akwa Ibomites rise to their true potential. More Grace Sir.”
@busybodyanalyst: “Big congratulations Sir. I’m inspired. I’m a school administrator. I Feel lonely most of the times because I’m determined to uphold and inculcate the right way of life and learning.This your tweet has motivated me the more. Thank you Sir.”
@Queenlisa82: “Wow! This is so encouraging. Praise God who takes the poor out of the dust and makes them sit with kings. Thank you for sharing. You make me proud to be an Akwa Ibomite.”
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