In recent times, Nigerians have been leaving the shores of the country and many of them are only equipped with the hope that they achieve success wherever they find themselves.
Some of them have not regretted taking such steps as they finally made it abroad. Legit.ng presents seven of these Nigerians in the diaspora.
1. Kelechi Madu is Alberta's minister of justice and solicitor general
A Canadian-based Nigerian man identified as Kelechi Madu is the minister of justice and solicitor general of the Province of Alberta in Canada.
He was appointed in 2020 and he vowed to ensure that everyone in Alberta has access to equal justice.
2. Chudi Ofili becomes a lawyer in the United States
A young Nigerian man named Chudi Ofili recorded success in the United States as he became a lawyer in New York in 2020.
Chudi, who advised others on how they can achieve same success, was celebrated by Nigerians at home.
3. Sandra Igwe and family buy a four-bedroom house
A Nigerian woman and her family who live in London, United Kingdom, achieved their dream of owning a house in the European country.
The mother of two children bought a four-bedroom house in London during one of the toughest times in history.
4. Nigerian man buys first house after three years in Canada
A Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @MRBRIKILA1 bought his first house three years after arriving in Canada.
He said his life changed for the better when he landed in the North American country.
5. Ifeanyi Obi becomes associate professor
A Nigerian man identified as Ifeanyi Obi became an associate professor in Cyprus.
The associate professor of construction technology at the American University of Cyprus said he upturned a negative prophecy spoken over him when he was eight years.
6. Nigerian man becomes assistant VP of UK bank
In 2020, a Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @taizer_ shared his success story on social media after getting a job as an assistant vice president for one of the largest banks in the United Kingdom.
The young man is a graduate of mathematics and finance. He wrote:
“Aced my interview, got the job and now you’re looking at the newest Assistant Vice President in one of the largest UK banks.”
7. Caesar Chukwuma
A Nigerian man based in the United States identified as Caesar Chukwuma established his own law firm in Florida, United States.
According to Chukwuma, he partnered with two of his friends, Jessica Hildebrandt and Landon Ray, to establish Chukwuma, Hildebrandt & Ray, PLLC.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian man in the United States simply identified as Wale disclosed that he will still be hawking in Badagry, Okoko, and Ojo if not for the American visa lottery that helped him out of the country.
The young man said he had no business in America because he was a street hawker from a relatively poor family. But the visa lottery was his ticket out of the life he was leading.