Ekiti State University Lecturer Hailed as Hero After Stopping Student from Dropping Out

Ekiti State University Lecturer Hailed as Hero After Stopping Student from Dropping Out

  • A heartwarming video has emerged of a young lady thanking a lecturer at Ekiti State University, who persuaded her to stay in school
  • The lady, who had considered dropping out, knelt in gratitude before the lecturer, who was visibly proud of her decision to heed his advice
  • The lecturer, who had clearly made a lasting impact on the student's life, went on to encourage her to make the most of her Engineering degree, highlighting the many opportunities it would bring

A touching video has surfaced of a young woman expressing her gratitude to a lecturer at Ekiti State University, who convinced her to stay in school when she was on the brink of giving up.

With a gesture of humility, she knelt before the lecturer, who beamed with pride at her decision to follow his advice.

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Student thanks lecturer who encouraged her not to drop out. Photo credit: @mhizwealth123
Source: TikTok

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The lecturer, whose guidance had clearly made a lasting impact, went on to encourage her to make the most of her Engineering degree, highlighting the countless opportunities it would bring and the bright future that lay ahead, as shown by mhizweslth123..

Watch the video below:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Useró6985616759478 said:

“Dr Toyin Omotoso were colleagues when we started out as young engineers in the mid 90s. He had always been a gentleman and easygoing.”

Haywhy157 wrote:

“Some good lecturers still dy Nigerian universities.”

Adewale w8 commented:

“Everyone need people like this in life... morally inclined people.”


“For all who see your post, they should try and be like this in someone else life. God bless him. Congratulations to you, and thanks for appreciating this man. Greater heights iJMN. Amen.”

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“The man is a legend he will be forever remembered and congratulations to you for taking his advice.”

W-asabi902 O:

“Congratulations on a new toiauons.”


“I only met him in person once, though we never had a conversation.”


“Father Figure in a prestigious school is hard.God bless u sir.”

Ibraheem Rukayat Olanike:

“Congratulations sister girl.”

Daughter of a bricklayer bags first class

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a man was overwhelmed with joy when his daughter graduated from the university with a first-class degree.

In a heartwarming TikTok video, the young lady was spotted when she came back from her graduation ceremony.

The lady, Adeola, disclosed that her father was a bricklayer. Her happiness knew no bounds as she came to celebrate with her father.

In another development, Legit.ng also reported that Nigerian lady surprised her parents with a house gift and shared their reaction to becoming a house owner, which was well captured in a video.

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Basit Jamiu (Editor) Basit Jamiu is an award-winning journalist and a human interest editor with more than 5 years of experience in the media (Ikeja Bird, Prime Progress, The Movee). He started his journalism career after graduating from Ekiti State University in 2018. He is a 2023 MTN Media Fellow, OCRP Fellow at ICIR, and Accountability Fellow at CJID. He also has professional certificates in Information Management, Technical Writing, Digital Marketing from Google. He can be reached via basit.jamiu@corp.legit.ng.

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