Nigerian Man Celebrates Getting US Citizenship after 13 Years, Shares Adorable Photo, Many React

Nigerian Man Celebrates Getting US Citizenship after 13 Years, Shares Adorable Photo, Many React

  • A Nigerian man, Wilfred Asuquo, has celebrated his win on social media after becoming a citizen of the United States
  • Wilfred said it took him 13 years to get his US citizenship, adding that he has lived in the North American country without committing any crime or breaking any law
  • Social media users have celebrated Wilfred who shared an adorable photo of himself holding his citizenship certificate

A Nigerian man identified as Wilfred Asuquo has taken to social media to celebrate getting a US citizenship.

Taking to his LinkedIn page, Wilfred shared an adorable photo of himself holding his citizenship certificate, saying he is so proud to be part of the US.

Wilfred Asuquo
Wilfred Asuquo has lived in the United States for 13 years without committing any crime or breaking any law. Photo credit: Wilfred Asuquo/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

It didn't come on a platter of gold

The Nigerian man said he waited for 13 years to achieve this feat, adding that he has stayed and lived responsibly in the United States without committing any crime or breaking any law.

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In his words:

"I’m officially a US citizen!! I’ve waited for many years. 13 years to be precise, for this moment and I’m so proud to be part of this amazing country, my host country.
"For 13 years, I have stayed and lived responsibly in this great country without committing any crime, felony or breaking any law. Indeed, I deserve to pat myself on the back. That is the most required eligibility to be awarded; naturalization."

Speaking with's Tunde Ososanya, Wilfred said the training he received from his parents who were teachers was instrumental in having a clean record in the the US.

According to him, he mastered how to maximize his mindset to follow the way things work to better make all the needed upward movement.

In his words:

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"Most importantly, I had to take my time to learn the system by choosing my choice of friends. Then draw a road map to follow."

Speaking about opportunities in the US, Wilfred noted that menial jobs could rob people of the opportunity to spend valuable time with their families.

The Nigerian man, who transitioned from a menial job to a corporate setting, said he gets paid four times more and now spends more time with his family and also go on vacation. This also affords him the opportunity to grow his start-up, Zeed Worldwide.

Zeed Worldwide is a virtual coaching platform where several coaches are coaching young professionals around the world.

Wilfred said he is proud to be a Nigerian irrespective of the fact that a few bad ones are tarnishing the image of the country with internet scam.

He said:

"Nigerians are the most educated immigrants group in United States. With that in mind, I feel so proud. As a corporate professional, I am loved, respected and admired in my organization, the largest Healthcare system in Connecticut, Hartford Healthcare.

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"In fact our CFO is a Nigerian. Again, Nigeria is a brand. I am proud of my identity regardless of the internet fraudsters."

Expressing gratitude to God

Wilfred expressed gratitude to God for all the blessings and opportunities he has brought his way.

He said:

"Always thankful for God for all his blessings and opportunities that he brings into my life, Land of the Free and Home of the Brave! God bless America."

Social media celebrate Wilfred

LinkedIn users soon flooded the comment section of Wilfred's post to celebrate with him.

Charles Sorensson said:

"Congrats! Immigrants made this country. And still so much opportunity."

Grace Oyebamiji commented:

"Congratulations Sir. More wins to come in Jesus name. Amen."

Agbaje Ayomide wrote:

"Hearty congratulations, bro. Well done."

Richview Travels said:

"Congratulations Bro… you’re indeed a good ambassador. I celebrate God with you."

Adekunle Adenigbagbe commented:

"Congratulations bro."

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Ikeoluwa with the Twitter handle @__tunde got people on the social media platform talking as congratulatory messages poured in for him.

The young man shared two images on Twitter. In one of the images, he could be seen with his citizenship certificate as he posed close to a framed picture of the Queen.


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