'I Washed Dead Bodies In London Just To Survive As A Youth'' - Oyo State Gov. Abiola Ajimobi Reveals

Published 2 years ago by: kacy lee
at 9-01-2018 09:19PM (2 years ago)

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Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has revealed that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad.

Ajimobi disclosed this at a South-West Youths Regional Summit on Tuesday in Osogbo.

The governor, while urging the youth to have a positive mindset toward hard work, said his parents only sent him 30 dollars all through his stay abroad.

Ajimobi said
“I left Nigeria in 1963 to study abroad, but throughout my stay there, I was washing dead bodies to support myself to go to school.

“When ever I got home from work, I will be weeping, remembering the number of dead bodies I washed.

“My boss at work then said I should not be afraid or fear, adding that such feeling is normal for first comers.

“He encouraged me to always see those dead bodies as iced fish.

“But against all odds, I survived and that is why I am urging youths to see hard work as the only way to success.

“I am saying this to challenge the youth of our next generation not to give up.

“This is our chance as youths and as Yorubas to come together to chart a successful pathway for the country.’’

Ajimobi, however, urged Yoruba leaders and governors to unite for the progress of the Yoruba race.



Zaki68 at 9-01-2018 09:39PM (2 years ago)
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STORY MENTION THE COUNTRY ABROAD WHO WILL LET YOU WASH DEAD BODIES? YOU GUYS SHOULD NOT BELIEVE  HIM,WAS THERE WAR IN THAT COUNTRY THAT YOU HAVE TO WASH DEAD BODIES DAILY EVEN WITH WAR THEY WILL NOT LET HIM WASH DEAD BODIES.
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slimber at 9-01-2018 10:10PM (2 years ago)
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Hmmmm for where okooo story
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osarobo62 at 9-01-2018 10:38PM (2 years ago)
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Quote from: Zaki68 on  9-01-2018 09:39PM
STORY MENTION THE COUNTRY ABROAD WHO WILL LET YOU WASH DEAD BODIES? YOU GUYS SHOULD NOT BELIEVE  HIM,WAS THERE WAR IN THAT COUNTRY THAT YOU HAVE TO WASH DEAD BODIES DAILY EVEN WITH WAR THEY WILL NOT LET HIM WASH DEAD BODIES.
is it only during war that people die Huh?
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devis at 9-01-2018 10:41PM (2 years ago)
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This man is a thief. Fat lies
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chukkychukky at 9-01-2018 10:56PM (2 years ago)
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no wonder ur ruling ur people like dead zombies

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crocatum at 9-01-2018 11:20PM (2 years ago)
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he likes funerals, he did not notice how organised london was, how everything is carefullly managed and planned, london and its country are small yet they ruled over countries 50 times bigger than their country, its a testament to their ingenuity and capacity to make things work, that is what the nigerian youth needs, the environment and the capacity to see clearly and make use of ordinary things to make great things, it is not hardlabour.
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Dramaking at 10-01-2018 06:42AM (2 years ago)
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Yeah... Nice motivational speech coz youth of nowadays has lost it, coz most of the girls na loose internet wh*res why most guys na yahoo plus plus be their way. God help our generation. #Shame.
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xspraise at 10-01-2018 07:41AM (2 years ago)
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they are all history now

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Markeve at 10-01-2018 08:29AM (2 years ago)
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oga u don dey talk pass boundary na oo our leaders can lie even if u do am b4 unkor.
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ruthie at 10-01-2018 08:45AM (2 years ago)
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nothing new ....ask monkey010 he can relate
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cypanyahucha at 10-01-2018 09:06AM (2 years ago)
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It's not easy to make an honest pay. Those who get it the other way waste it.
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gogoman at 10-01-2018 08:12PM (2 years ago)
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WHICH DEAD BODY U DEY WASH FOR LONDON... NA LIE
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