I was a security guard, brilliant school teacher – President Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reflected on the trajectory of his life, which prepared him for leadership.

The president spoke to a gathering of Nigerians in India; where he is attending the G-20 summit.

Tinubu told a story of his slow start to greatness, including working as a security guard and a tutor in school.

“Good education brought me here and I am happy to stand before you here as the president of Nigeria,” he said.

“I started small. I was a security guard. I was a tutor in school. I was a brilliant student.

“I joined Deloitte and was trained by one of the biggest accounting firms in the world, because of my education.

“When I joined them, I asked them, do you have branches in Nigeria? and they said, ‘we have a lot of clients that will take you, if you want to go home.’

“That’s how I got to Exxon Mobil and was a very successful accountant, auditor-general, and treasurer, until I joined politics with a can-do attitude.

“You can also do it; do not be despondent in any way. Nigeria is ready to accommodate all. It does not matter which part of Nigeria you are from,” the president exclaimed.

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  1. Replies
    1. What's your own story? Bad belle

    2. Foolish mind that doesn't want to learn. That is why you remain stagnant.

  2. But the lesson you are teaching us as Nigerians is too harsh. People are suffering.

  3. And you are callously suffering Nigerians


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