- A young man by the name of Siphenkosi Nqoro worked as a full-time petrol attendant while studying law at the University of Fort Hare
- Nqoro's determination to make a brighter future for himself is inspiring tons of South Africans online
- The 29-year-old believes that his story is a wonderful one as he was able to push himself to take the first step to start studying
Siphenkosi Nqoro's story of hard work, determination and self-belief is motivating the masses. The 29-year-old is an LLB degree holder and a full-time petrol attendant. Nqoro graduated in the class of 2020 and says his journey has been wonderful.
He trusted in God
Originally from King Williams Town, he works at a Shell garage in Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape. Nqoro says his journey was inspired by himself as he had the courage to take the first step towards studying.
He told himself that God would help him. Initially, Nqoro did not know how he would be able to provide for his family. A video of Nqoro telling his story was shared on social media by @africa_dispatch and has gained over 80,000 views.
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Never be afraid to start small
In the clip, Nqoro shares the following advice to those out there who are struggling to follow their dream path:
"If you don't start today, you can just kiss and say goodbye to your own dreams."
Legit.ng took a look at the replies section to see what Saffas are saying about the inspirational man.
"Cashiers, security guards, waitresses, petrol attendants in this country usually have university degrees but due to the high unemployment settle for any work they can get."
"The world is your oyster, sir... Now we just need to get this country on the road again and you will shine!!"
"@Shell kindly please place this man in your legal department as an intern or something."
"Congratulations and all the best bro. Well done."
"An inspirational story indeed... Congratulations are in order and well done!!!"
"Wow, well done. Wishing you loads of success Siphenkosi."
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At the pump, the attendant kept asking the man to re-park so that his tank opening would face the dispenser.