- Billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist Folorunso Alakija has urged Nigerians to focus on the positives and forget any mistakes
- Alakija, who made the call on her official LinkedIn page, said people should ensure they have a clear understanding of what they are doing
- The businesswoman shared throwback pictures of her younger years as a banker to drive home her point
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Nigeria's richest woman Folorunso Alakija has taken to social media to inspire compatriots to focus on the positives and forget any mistakes.
Alakija, who took to her official LinkedIn page to inspire Nigerians, urged people to declutter their minds and ensure they have a clear understanding of what they are doing.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the businesswoman and philanthropist shared pictures of her younger years as a banker with the International Merchant Bank of Nigeria.
She wrote: "This week, focus on the positives and quickly forget any mistakes. De-clutter your mind, and ensure that you have a clear understanding of what you're doing.
"Me in my younger years working at the International Merchant Bank of Nigeria."
Nigerians took to the comment section to ask questions about the supposed oil well she was given by former military president Ibrahim Babangida.
Augustine Ushi wrote: "Wow! You worked in a bank! So where did the talk about you being Maryam Babangida's tailor......which made them gift you an oil well, come from?"
Olusola Olukiran also indicated that he would love to know the real story surrounding the oil well that was allegedly given to Alakija.
Lekan Anlugbua II wrote: "The young shall grow. In fact, you have prepared for greatness. Your life makes interesting reading. May God continue to bless and keep you for us."
"Please keep on sending out those vintage pictures for your teeming admirers. Wow! If you have it, flaunt it! I am sure you are not flaunting those nurtured, straight, beautiful legs again!"
In other news, a Nigerian woman identified as Nwamaka Oparaoji has taken to social media to narrate how she survived since she lost her father at the age of nine.
Nwamaka, who took to her LinkedIn page to share her story, said she travelled to the United States with a bachelor's degree and worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through window.
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Source: Briefly News