Everything Wanted to Discourage Me, but I Went to School and Graduated: Physically Challenged Man Narrates

Everything Wanted to Discourage Me, but I Went to School and Graduated: Physically Challenged Man Narrates

  • A man, Olajide Mayowa Kehinde, said he had to prepare for the rigours of the higher institution as a physically challenged man
  • To make sure he is fully prepared before his admission came, he built his mental strength within the walls of the gym
  • When he became a graduate and there was no job, he never allowed that to dampen him as he became a graphics designer

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A physically challenged young man, Olajide Mayowa Kehinde, said that in 2013 when he was processing his admission, a friend wondered how he would be able to cope with the stress in school.

The friend asked him how he would survive in the case of a crisis and people are running around. He advised him to divert his education fund into a business.

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Many people said his story is inspiring.
The man said he never allowed discouragement. Photo source: Olajide Mayowa Kehinde
Source: Facebook

He encouraged himself

Rather than let the words dampen him, he hit the gym to keep fit. He also armed himself with computer knowledge to gain social confidence.

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Instead of taking transport to his computer centre, he started wheeling himself to and fro as a way to build physical strength.

He overcame other challenges

Despite the challenges he faced in school, the man graduated from university. When he was posted to a security porous state, Kano, for his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), he went regardless and served.

Out of school and no job, the man became a graphics designer as a way to survive. He said:

“I hope this will encourage someone most especially people like me that are physically challenged, never give up on your dreams no matter how. If you can dream it, then you can achieve.”

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Read his post below:

Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:

Morufat Kazeem said:

"Hmm, it's worth emulating, God the giver of all good things will surely uplift you."

Jimoh Rasheedat Toyin said:

"Kenny. God will surely uplift you. Kudos to you."

Mustapha Omotola Fatimah said:

"This is really inspiring. I like your zeal and your courage is unrivaled. Greater heights I pray."

Ibrahim Ismail said:

"Facts bro, not just a post, I gained more courage from ur speech. Wishing us all the best wishes."

Source: Briefly News

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