- A man who should have given up in his late 30's eventually succeeded as he got a job at 41 before earning big salaries
- To achieve great success, the man who used to sleep in his vehicle had to teach himself some programming languages
- Mixed reaction trailed his success story as many wondered how he was able to achieve all he did despite having one leg
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A man known as Christopher on social media has shown that it is never too late for anyone to achieve success.
Going on social media, the man said that when he was 39 years old and homeless, he slept in his van.
An amazing change
Two years afterwards, he got a tech job after teaching himself how to code. When he became 45, his job started paying him six sweet-figure salaries.
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Christopher, therefore, advised people never to give up no matter what, saying what lies ahead is greater than they think.
See his post below:
When his motivating story was reshared on Instagram by @instablog9ja, it got more than 600 comments at the time of writing this report.
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the reactions below:
"I don tell my mama na she go make me proud."
"E no fit work for Nigeria here."
"Una go believe this one abi? But if it's your brother's and sister's that comes here to say they started their business with one cup of rice while sleeping under the bridge... Una go say na lie."
"I want to achieve all these before 30 tho. Amen."
"Oh. We tech people are it. I just gotta learn more. I need my 6figures."
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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Uchechukwu Uboh, went on LinkedIn to announce his new employment with Google.
Uchechuwku said it has always been his wish to work for the search engine company. The Nigerian man revealed that getting the job took him much preparation, dedication, and growth built over the years.
He will be working as a customer engineer at Google on the cloud team. He said it feels so amazing that his dream finally came to pass.