- A Nigerian man has taken to social media to celebrate becoming a citizen of Germany after more than 8 years of residing in the country
- Victor Akinbodunse had left Nigeria two days after the completion of his NYSC for graduate studies in Germany
- Counting his blessings, Victor said he now has a beautiful wife, two lovely kids, a home, a job and two master's degrees
Congratulations have poured in for a Nigerian man on social media as he announced becoming a citizen of Germany.
Victor Akinbodunse, a graduate of the Federal University of Technology, Akure said that he had left Nigeria to pursue a master's degree at the University of Sustainable Development Eberswalde, Germany two days after his NYSC.
In a LinkedIn post, Victor stated that after more than 8 years of persistence, commitment and dedication he is finally a citizen.
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Victor counts his blessings
Sharing cute family photos as he was presented with the citizenship certificate, Victor highlighted all his achievements.
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According to Victor, apart from becoming a German, he proudly has two master's degrees, a beautiful wife, two lovely kids, a good job and a home.
Victor went on to appreciate his dad whose financial contributions was pivotal to his academic successes
Social media users react
Yaqub Omofoyewa said:
"Behind every success story, there are series of ladder. Indeed "The rest is history today..." Your story is quite incomplete without telling how rough this path can be.
"I already have my blue ball pen & paper to tell my own story one day. Knowing that you are part of my story as well... I can't stop congratulating you my big brother, your motivations still lingers in my memory everyday.
Matthias Schueller stated:
"This is a great story of passion and success. I am German by birth and very proud of you. I know from my own experience that starting a new life in a foreign country is not easy but I never regretted this.
"Life can be such an incredible journey if you have the chance and dare to take your destiny in your own hands. You did it. Continue the good work and make a difference for those that struggle and are left behind. God bless you and your family."
Alexander Jaross wrote:
"Congratulations and more than deserved. You can be very proud about your accomplishments, really admirable. Thanks for supporting us in Germany."
Folasade Adeboyejo remarked:
"Congratulations Victor Akinbodunse. Thanks for representing Germans culturally. Your dressing reminded me of "Oktoberfest."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man had celebrated becoming a US citizen after 13 years.
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Speaking with Legit.ng's Tunde Ososanya, Wilfred said the training he received from his parents who were teachers was instrumental in having a clean record in 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.
"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."