- A school teacher has expressed gratitude to God after his former student becomes a colleague at his workplace
- With a face beaming with beautiful smiles, Oseni Ibrahim Ola said it will be his "pleasure to welcome more"
- Social media users commended the teacher for his show of humility and submitted that life works in a mysterious way
In an inexplicable twist of life, a secondary school teacher has caused stirs online after announcing that he and one of his former students are now colleagues at a workplace.
In a post via his Facebook account on Tuesday, April 27, Oseni Ibrahim Ola uploaded his picture with his former student turned partner with a relish of a highly fulfilled educator.
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Although the name of the workplace was not disclosed, the ecstatic teacher gave glory to God, with the optimism that he will be happy to "welcome more" of his former students.
Legit.ng understands that Oseni, an advocate of good governance and community development, has served in many academic positions including college principal at SAF international school, Iseyin, Oyo state.
"My student turned colleague. Such is life, glory be to God. It will be my pleasure to welcome more," he said.
In a reaction to his Facebook post, many of his followers praised him for his humility while some quickly admitted that such development typifies growth and circular turn in life's art of movement.
Ayisat Adepeju said:
"It is a nice one, it is the prayer of parents and good teachers."
A good teacher used to pray for such," another Facebook user, Adekunle Raheem also commented.
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Alegbeleye Abimbola also shared same experience:
"That was how I met my teacher in JSS 3 at a school now. He hasn't retired. He couldn't hold his joy when he learned about my employment! It is very good to be good."
That's life cycle whatever you put-in will definitely reap. Always do good," Oriade Abiodun also submitted.
The former student, later identified as James Adedokun, thanked Oseni for the knowledge he has impacted on him.
"It was really nice meeting you, sir. Thanks for all you impacted in me," he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported in a related story that Jose Villarruel was working as a substitute teacher but as soon as the pandemic hit, he was among the first workers who were sent home without pay.
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Jose Villarruel was working as a substitute teacher but as soon as the pandemic hit, he was among the first workers who were sent home without pay.
One of his former students Steven Nava noticed that he was always moving around his car and sleeping in it. He then decided to rally other students to raise money so that they could help the teacher.