What do you know about Nigerian entrepreneurs did not finish school? Read more to find out!
What school can teach little kids? Nigerian parents desire to give their children to most prestigious schools so they could become a great man one day. Unfortunately, with over forty million school graduates, parents may forget that only school doesn`t work today. In fact, there are thousands of examples when people become famous and wealthy entrepreneurs without visiting any college or school. It does not mean that if your kid gives up the school, he becomes a successful Nigerian entrepreneur. Nevertheless, it also doesn`t provide him a future of beggar or homo. It`s your child, whatever happen to be on his side. Here are examples of Nigerian entrepreneurs worth admiring.
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Late Alhaji Alhassan Dantata
This person may not have talents in education, but it didn`t stop him from the path of success. Like every entrepreneur, he started from the very bottom of his industry and specialization in Kolanut trading. He started a dynasty of reach people, and his descendants are most well known wealthy individuals in all Nigeria.
Orji Uzor Kalu’
His story is a little bit different than a previous person. He studied at the University but was caught in a protest demonstration against the regime. Despite granted amnesty from the country government. Nevertheless, he desired to be free from forced political integration to the university. Thus, he becomes a billionaire and founder of Slok Group.
This person is a chairperson of Forte Oil. It seems that this person`s dream was to create one of the largest fleets of trading ships. The path to this success was long and painful, but the dreams come true, and fate smiles on people dare enough to fight against the system. Femi showed Nigerian citizens that even with nonfinished education the success is granted.
Olorogun Michael Ibru
One of the key aspects of rich people is their family. Olorogun knew that thus he tried his best to provide one of the best conditions if not for himself but generations of his children and grandchildren. He is now a founder of Ibru Organization, but there were times when he couldn`t live in such luxury and richness.
He may not be a public person and tries to hide his secrets. Still, it doesn`t mean that his path to glory was an easy one. People only dream about richness but desires to do nothing to create this richness. That`s why even if they had the possibility to success it would slip away from the hands. Olu did not desire to become one of those people.
He did not attend school and even skipped the university student status. He might found education boring, and so he decided to dedicate his life to the practice of gaining money. Thus he founded Eleganza Group. It may not be a success from the very start of his career. Nevertheless, he did not have even thought to give up.
The path to richness is long and to become a successful Nigerian entrepreneur, it`s needed not only a sharp knowledge in the sphere but also the tremendous efforts not to lose your spirit on the way home. Cletus didn`t wish to lose time for education, instead of this, he founded one of the most successful Nigerian Petrochemical and Cement manufacturing enterprise which is known as Ibeto Groupo.
Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma
One of the Nigerian entrepreneurs who also gives an example of how to become a successful entrepreneur in Nigeria without proper education. The primary field of specialty is IVM motors, but Innoson Plastics are also well-known desirable types of goods welcomed in Africa.The whole group name is Innoson Group.
This person managed to create the largest transport company on his Motherland. It is a deed worth admiring. This person decided to create something new for his fellow citizens. Thus he created The Young Shall Grow Motors. Vincent did not have a proper education to build such business, but with his desire and ambitious, everything can happen along the way to glory and richness.
Sir Tony Ezenna
The legacy may also provide an absolute advantage regarding becoming the successful businessman. This was an idea of Tony, when he decided to create a conglomerate out from his father`s shop and name it Orange Drugs. He is also an example which represents how proper dedication and efforts may come in handy to create and continue the idea of the relatives, make the family proud.
A high institution might be wasting time and money. That`s why a creator of one billion investment firm decided to skip student`s status and become one of the most successful businessmen in Nigeria. His creation is Bakrie Delano is one of the most invested companies in Nigeria. He does not desire to stop on this level and continue to enhance his production with more and more investments.
He is a successful Nigerian businessman who also decided to skip the highest institution and dedicate his life to the dedication of his time into business. Thus, he created Nuel Ojei Holdings LTD, one of the most successful car distributors in Nigeria. He didn`t decide to surrender upon not receiving higher education degree, instead of that, he had a strong desire to prove people that even without University degree, a man can be successful and wealthy.
It`s a famous music producer in Nigeria. His creation is Marvin Records. He became a student of Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma but later after one year of education he decided that had enough with high education. Music was his desire and the strongest desire in music is to create and spread it.
Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija
She is the richest woman in Africa, and she becomes this person not after marrying but with proper dedication to her work. Famfa Oil is her creation that provides her a great sum of money for her needs. She is a person worth admiring as she could manage all of that without attending of the large university. The simple dedication to her work was enough to create one of the largest industries on the continent.
He is a creator of Modandola Group. In his young age, he also decided to skip a phase connected to the university and dedicate his life to creating one of the largest businesses in Nigeria. Thus, he managed to fulfill his dreams and become one of the most successful businessmen in Nigeria.
These people are not an example that education does not provide you necessary knowledge of being a millionaire. They provide people information that success is grounded on personal dedication to the business. People might have many university degrees and study all their life, but it does not mean that they would granted the knowledge of how to become a successful businessman.