Osinbajo Don’t rely on your certificate alone – VP tells youths

The Vice President also told them to learn how to manage time, adding that time flies whether you are wasting it or you are using it well.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerian youths not to rely on their certificates alone to survive.

The Vice President also told them to learn how to manage time, adding that time flies whether you are wasting it or you are using it well.

Osinbajo said this while speaking at the 10th convocation ceremony of the Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo state.

According to Daily Post, the VP also said “I was 60 years old in March this year, and I must confess that one of the greatest surprises I ever experienced was that I just suddenly became 60. I can clearly remember when I graduated from the university. I was 21 years old at the time. How time flies.

“One of the important lessons that you will learn is that time flies whether you are wasting it or you are using it well. It simply flies back. At the age of 60 years, I am entitled to give some advice.

“By talent, a good degree and coming from a very well to do family does not bring success and certainly it does not bring greatness. The most talented people, those who get the best degrees do not necessarily become the most successful in life.

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“The difference between success and failure, mediocrity or excellence is character. Along with character is opportunity, perhaps the most crucial is the place of God.”

Osinbajo’s Challenge

Osinbajo also challenged Nigerians to rededicate themselves toward building a nation they would be proud to bequeath to unborn generations.

The Lead City University graduation which held on Thursday, November 9, 2017, saw 590 students receive first degree certificates.

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