Before Joining Politics, I’ve Been A Successful Businessman.Before Becoming Governor ,I Failed Many Times – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has admonished fresh graduates of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, to be resilient so as to able to overcome challenges in life.

The governor while speaking at the 14th combined special convocation for admission to higher and honorary degrees of LAUTECH said,”he was resilient and determined to succeed, adding that this was what helped him to win after several failures recorded in his political adventure.”

In a report captured by Eaglessightnews from Sunday Punch, Gov Seyi Makinde added, “So, you will need resilience to recover quickly from challenging or disappointing situations and try again. Without resilience, some of us would not be where we are today. I was a successful businessman before I decided to go into politics.”

“Like you, I faced a new terrain. I failed so many times at it. But each failure was a call to try a new strategy. Did I feel like quitting sometimes? Yes. But resilience kept me going. And today, here I am addressing you as the Visitor to this university and Governor of Oyo State.”

Governor Makinde in his statement also enlightened Nigerians to make wise electoral decisions, saying wrong electoral choices were capable of ruining the future of the younger ones.

Credit: Punch News.

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