- AD Patrickson as said that he worked hard from being a night watchman on oil vessels to CEO of an oil and gas company
- The story did not only stop at that, as the young man also said he had to put in a whole lot of hard work to achieve his dream
- Patrickson said he became the first owner of a local downstream company in Cameroon without any expert support
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A young man has told his inspiring success story of how he became an owner of oil and gas company years after he worked as a night watchman on oilfield vessels.
The man is identified as AD Patrickson and says nothing beats passion and hard work.
Patrickson said that to achieve his dream, he had to put in his all. He added that passion also made him improve his academics.
Never to be one who does not give back, the downstream expert said he also contributed to his country, Cameroon, during the pursuit of his career goal.
Now that his commitment has paid off, he is the CEO of Source Rock, the first local Cameroonian company that “runs a natural gas facility without any expert help”.
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In his final words on his LinkedIn post, he encouraged every dreamer like him, asking them never to give up, that the goal is closer than they think.
In similar news, Briefly.co.za reported on a local young lady who is also serving as an inspiration to others with big dreams.
Busiswa Lutshaba is a dynamic young woman who was born and raised in the third-largest informal settlement in South Africa - Khayelitsha in Cape Town.
Her passion for business and her community led her to found her own venture, named Blu Space Communications SA.
The business is one based on public relations and seeks to bridge the gap between emerging local entrepreneurs and governmental as well as corporate institutions
Through the assistance of Soapbox, Busiswa was named as the first social entrepreneur of the Unboxed Incubator Programme.
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