Comedian turned prophet, Woli Arole, has chronicled his struggling days as an undergraduate at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, saying he never knew he could become a source of inspiration to anyone today.
Arole, who started his comedy journey with his friend, Asiri, on Instagram some years back, stated this after receiving an award of excellence and inspiration by the students of OAU on Friday.
Arole, who arrived Nigeria from London, his new base, to be part of the event ,said he was in the school to encourage students about how to keep trusting God and recognise opportunities that will follow.
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Speaking about his undergraduate days in the same school, the comedian stated that nothing from his past, especially in the university, could explain how his life has now turned out by the grace of God.
He disclosed that he failed courses and crossed from department to another because he couldn’t cope with academic activities and had to struggle to manage the resources that his parents provided for him.
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“Today, I literally went emotional because I remembered my time in this school and how I failed courses and struggled because there was little or nothing I could do to help my situation.” he says
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