‘I dropped out of university when my parents could no longer afford my school fees’ – Olamide - The No.1 Infotainment blog

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

‘I dropped out of university when my parents could no longer afford my school fees’ – Olamide

Prominent hip-pope act, Olamide Adedeji, otherwise called Badoo has said that he dropped out of school yet he could make it in life by finding his ability and through dint of diligent work. 

He additionally distinguished teach, responsibility and being engaged as impetuses for accomplishments in life. 

Olamide said these on Friday when he went as an extraordinary visitor of respect at the Summer camp sorted out by the Ogun State government at Akin Ogunpoola Model College, Akinale in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state. 

The artist said he was resolved to prevail in life despite seemingly insurmountable opposition, given the stark reality that his folks were poor, and were not ready to pay his school charges at the higher establishment, Punch learnt.


He said, “I am from Ogun State here, I do not joke with my culture and language, in fact, I came from a poor background. I had to drop out of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu Ode, when it was getting difficult for my parents to pay my school fees.


“However with doggedness, perseverance and hard work I was able to find myself where I am today.”
He urged the pupils at the camp to always dare to be different and avoid unnecessary peer pressure.
Earlier in his brief introduction of the guest to the campers, the state Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun advised the young boys and girls to be diligent, hardworking and be consistent in whatever they do.
Amosun who was represented by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Otunba Dayo Adeneye advised them to strive for the best in their academic pursuit.
While he told the youngsters to extend the knowledge gained at the camp to their kith and kins, the governor promised that his administration remained committed to the development of education.
He said the sector would remain paramount in the scheme of things in the state.

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