A Nigerian girl recognized as Aminat Sule took to Twitter to relate how she needed to muster braveness on the primary day she met Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and have become his “his self appointed PA”.
“Brief Thread: about how I met Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and have become his self appointed PA.
I set a objective for myself to develop into the youngest first feminine overseas affairs minister for Nigeria. For somebody who was born within the UK. It sounded fairly radical proper?
On account of an absence of funding, my present might not be aired on Nationwide TV
Shortly after this occurred I used to be advised by a realized colleague @dayo247 about an occasion hosted by @ChathamHouse referred to as “Re-Writing Politics to Africa’s Benefit.” President Obasanjo was one of many panelists.
I used to be decided to serve one of many best leaders in Africa. So I positioned myself entrance row. I sat within the seat reserved for a @thesundaytimes journalist – my apologies your correspondent arrived late.
I made eye contact with Mr Olusegun the whole occasion. From begin to end. As soon as the occasion was over. Friends and fellow panelists needed to take photos and have interaction with Pres. Obasanjo.
I stormed onto the stage and mentioned, excuse me: “No extra photos! Can we get him into a personal room, with a glass of water? In 10 minutes he’ll resume to debate issues and entertain the press.”
He adopted me & once we received into the room he requested: “Who’s daughter are you?” I responded “My father isn’t anybody you recognize. He’s Only a regular Nigerian citizen who relocated to the UK for a greater life.”
He chuckled and mentioned “so how can I aid you?” I mentioned “effectively I’m your new PA. I’m going to serve you.” I’ve been serving him since that date.
Ethical of the story: Alternatives don’t at all times come to you. Typically you need to create your personal alternatives”.