2021 in Review: 4 Nigerians Who Got Their Citizenship Abroad, Showed That Better Life Is Possible

2021 in Review: 4 Nigerians Who Got Their Citizenship Abroad, Showed That Better Life Is Possible

So much could happen in a year. Amid the varied challenges Nigerians faced, there are still plenty of stories that gave hope.

Despite the fact that relocation from one's country could be a daunting task, some Nigerians succeeded and made their new abode home.

In this report, Legit.ng will be looking at four Nigerians who secured their citizenship abroad, thereby setting themselves up for greater opportunities.

1. Tunji Johnson

Months ago, a Nigerian, Tunji Johnson, went on his LinkedIn to announce that he and all his family members are now Canadian citizens.

They all held their citizenship certificate.
Nigerians celebrated the family for their success. Photo source: LinkedIn/Tunji Johnson
Source: UGC

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A photo he shared on the platform showed him, his wife and their daughter holding up their citizenship certificate. Many people rejoiced with them.

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2. Babatunde Omotoye

Before Babatunde could become a Canadian citizen, he had to spend over six years as an immigrant in the country.

The man worked hard to pay his school fees.
He said his journey was full of ups and downs. Photo source: LinkedIn/Babatunde Omotoye
Source: UGC

The man said that he worked different odd jobs when he first arrived in the country so that he can pay his school fees.

3. Janet Omogunsoye

A Nigerian lady, Janet, was very happy that she finally got her citizenship after six years of living in America.

She spent years before getting her citizenship.
The lady said she wants a good job next. Photo source: LinkedIn/Janet Omogunsoye
Source: UGC

Janet revealed that now that she has got what she had always wanted, the next plan will be to get a very good job in the country.

4. Victor Akinbodunse

Victor left Nigeria for Germany immediately after he finished his National Youth Service Corps programme. While in the foreign country, he was able to further his education.

He now has a family.
He left Nigeria for graduate studies in Germany after his NYSC. Photo source: LinkedIn/Victor Akinbodunse
Source: UGC

Apart from now becoming a German, Victor also has a family. He revealed that he has a very good job too.

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They were found worthy

These Nigerians did not just relocate to become burdens to their home country. They have in their own ways enriched the countries' economies with their skills.

Man dumped CBN job

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian man identified as Mojib Olasupo Baruwa narrated how his relocation has been since he left Nigeria in 2020.

He said he had to resign from his job with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), adding that his friends thought he was out of his mind to have left such a good job.

Olasupo said he had to do that because he wanted so much to be with his wife and daughter. He stated that the relocation was never easy but he learnt a lot.

Source: Legit.ng

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