- A Nigerian man has been celebrated by his community for breaking a record that has stood since their very existence
- The man identified as Peter Ijara became the first person to assume the position of a bank manager in the community
- Ijara, reacting to the recognition, promised to continue to put his locality in good light
A man's years of hardwork in the banking sector has finally been recognized by his kinsmen and community.
The elated man named Peter Ijara took to Facebook to share that his community recently conferred him an award of honour as a Pioneer Mega Banker.
Sharing a photo from the award ceremony organized in his honour, Peter who hails from Amanato Ozuako Urualla autonomous community in Imo state vowed to not relent in his resolve to bring glories to the name of the community.
"When my kinsmen said weldone son!
"I promise them I will bring the name of my community to more limelight and I mean it. The award was presented by Imo State commissioner of entrepreneurship and skills acquisition."
Peter told Legit.ng - when asked about how he feels about the honour he received - that he has been in the banking area of endeavour for a period spanning 17 years (December 2004 to March 2021) and is elated to be recognized by his people.
He said he had served as branch manager and area manager for Eco bank. The seasoned banker advised youths to hold on to the virtues of hardwork, smart work, patience and perseverance.
His post was greeted with rapturous commendations from Facebook users who joined him in celebrating his historic feat and honour.
Temple Okonji said;
"Super deserved honourand recognition.
"Greater Heights always
Crippled Nigerian man stuns the internet with his creative skill, makes beautiful shoes to earn a living
"Best wishes always
"My cherished motivator and master
"Big brother and senior man
"Congratulations, dear Sir."
Obinna Jonathan Chukwu wrote:
"We your proteges from a distance are ever proud and happy to be connected to you in some ways that makes many positive difference.
"May heaven honour you greater."
Nneka Ndupu Uwaezum commented:
"Congratulations to my Grammarian!
"More achievement I pray."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a community gifted a hardworking man a car after 31 years of working as a pizza delivery guy.
Robert Peters has, for 31 years, served as a deliveryman to the people of the community of Tripton in Indiana and didn't for once waver in his service delivery.
The young man who works with Pizza Hut, according to Insider, has a track record of customer hospitality and friendliness that has endeared him to his Tipton town customers.