I Had to Spend 3 Months in Solitary: Man Says as NYSC Posts Him to Serve in Company He Created Himself

I Had to Spend 3 Months in Solitary: Man Says as NYSC Posts Him to Serve in Company He Created Himself

  • A young Nigerian has shared on social media how he went from serving in a rural area to his company
  • David Adefunmilayo said he became a laughing stock among the comity of colleagues after he was deployed to serve in a school in a faraway village in Ibadan
  • Describing his moments there (the school) as "one of the toughest times,'' the CEO said he eventually prayed, worked and got redeployed

A young businessman identified as David Adefunmilayo has advised netizens to never allow anyone to sell them short as they are taller than they ever imagined.

The first-class oil/gas graduate stated this on LinkedIn as he shared how he was deployed to a school in a faraway village in Ibadan, Oyo state but ended up serving in his own company.

NYSC, 3 months, serve, company
He was first posted to a rural area with poor network coverage. Photo Credit: LinkedIn/David Adefunmilayo
Source: UGC

David was devasted by his first deployment

Read also

I'm a graduate but I regret not learning handwork, it's sweet business in Canada - Man living abroad reveals

According to David, he was devastated when he received the news of his deployment to the village school.

PAY ATTENTION: Join Legit.ng Telegram channel! Never miss important updates!

To make matters worse, the area had poor network coverage and the school still used chalkboard that almost gave him breathing problems.

In his words:

"I was devastated when I saw my deployment to work at a school in a far village in Ibadan, OYO state.
"This was definitely going to be a fall of a large digital ecosystem I have sacrificed and built during my undergraduate days.
"Not only did they use a chalkboard that almost gave me breathing problems, they barely have internet to even work from HOME..."

The founder of Efico Resources said he became a laughing stock among people.

David narrated that he spent 3 months there, prayed to God and worked to get a favourable redeployment which eventually came.

Read also

It's about service to humanity - Nigerian man serving in US Army who surprised his wife speaks

He was redeployed to a company he created by himself.

"I had to spend about 3 months in this solitary, no-mans-land but was trying my best to ensure things didn’t go south with EFICO RESOURCES.
"To cut the story, I prayed to God and worked on getting a favourable place that aligns with me.
"To the glory of God,
"Not only did I get a favourable place, but I was posted to my own company,'' he said.

David attached photos showing when he taught at the village school and when he was redeployed to his company.

Netizens reactions

Nzeako Chiamaka Joyce said:

"Growth is a constant and conscious. Thank you for sharing your story."

Ayo Osuntoye said:

"Nicely said... Even though I want to really know how you got to work at your company after all."

Zainab Owolabi said:

"Growth will never go unnoticed. Keep up the good work David."

Read also

Nigerian journalist reveals what happened after he gave NYSC member N15K, details of story surprises many

Adegboyega Kolade said:

"Do not let anyone sell you short, who you are twice as TALL.
"That resonates well.
"Thanks for this. David Adefunmilayo."

Journalist shares what went down after he gave a needy NYSC corps member N15k

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a journalist had shared his experience after giving a needy NYSC corps member N15k.

The journalist with the Twitter handle @poojamedia said the 'corper' approached him and asked for financial help to enable him to resume camping at an orientation camp.

@poojamedia said he was able to squeeze out N15k for the corps member. But on the 7th of April, 2022, the corps member demanded his account number to pay back the money. He said the 'corper' forwarded the N15k to him.

However, the journalist said on Twitter that as a reward for honesty, he returned the money to the corps member as "dash."

Read also

Joy as viral girl spotted under streetlight in village at night gifted refurbished powered cubicle and cash

He tweeted:

"A guy was going for NYSC, he entered my DM & asked that I raise him with some money to buy stuff to take to camp. I struggled to send him N15K cos he showed all his documents as evidence. Today, he said he got his first alawee & wants to repay me. I sent my acc details."

Source: Legit.ng

Online view pixel