- A blind Nigerian man has shown that being physically challenged isn't an excuse not to be successful
- The hardworking man is a renowned author of 15 publications and various textbooks
- He is a living proof that one should never let their circumstances deter them from achieving their dreams
Ofochebe Tochukwu is one of those Nigerians who is dedicated and strives to survive no matter whatever circumstances they face.
Despite being blind for over 20 years he has continued with his passion, not letting any of his situations limit him from being what he has always wanted to be.
A Nigerian lady identified as Blessing Belonwu met him at a Google Digital marketing skills for Africa event sponsored by the Anambra state ministry of education and she was inspired.
She took to the popular Facebook page Igboist to share pictures of the man, applauding him for his dedication to education and his desire to uplift the youths through his writings.
She wrote; "Meet Ofochebe Tochukwu(Mr.) , a blind teacher from Adazi-Ani in Anaocha L.G.A. of Anambra state who teaches at Urban Girls Secondary school, Ekwulobia, Aguata l.g.a. Anambra state.
He is a renowned author of about 15 publications including a mathematics textbook and a novel titled 'Voice of Reasoning'.
He has been blind for over 20 years, though according to him, he had residual sight before he started teaching. As a matter of fact, he teaches Mathematics, Physics and sometimes Chemistry.
When asked how he relates with his students, he answered that he has grown to adopt the situation and his students can relate with him well in the class room.
I met him at the Google Digital marketing skills for Africa sponsored by the Anambra state ministry of education and I was inspired.
He doesn't have his sight, yet, he has been able to do all these. What of you and me? We have complete hands, complete legs and sound sight, therefore , We can do better!
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