Ifeanyi said he finished his doctoral studies as the best student after years of struggling in the field as an undergraduate.
Many people found his story quite motivating as they congratulated him on his long road to real success
A Nigerian man, Ifeanyi Obi, has relived days he struggled hard as an undergraduate and how he had to carry over courses.
Now an associate professor of construction technology, Ifeanyi in a LinkedIn post said he had so many sleepless nights to work on his low grades.
Ifeanyi Obi’s weakness became strength.
Many people said that he inspired them.
His weakness became his victory
With strong determination, he made it in life. The man now has a PhD in both building technology and structures.
He also disclosed that he was the best doctoral student in the field when he graduated. He said that one’s weakness today could become an area of strength tomorrow.
Don’t be scared of failures
He, therefore, advised his followers:
“Listen don’t let failures stop you, do more, find a way and with God’s help you will turn your situation around. My classmates who didn’t give me a chance over the years have changed their minds.”
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions to his post below:
Uchechi Anyanele said:
“Well done, Ifeanyi Obi, PhD! Your story is encouraging. Yes, we perform exceptionally when we play to our strengths. However, when we perceive that an area of weakness is one through which we can add value, there’s benefit in working hard to improve on those weaknesses. Thank you for sharing. More power to your elbow.”
Bunmi Bunmiajegunmo said:
“That’s how a true success story sounds. You simply reinvented yourself all the time having agreed with yourself that there’s no alternative. I identify with you . Bravo.”
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Francis Azubuike said:
“Your story is truly inspiring. It doesn’t matter how slow you are going as long as you keep moving. Kudos and all the best with your endeavors, Prof.”