Nollywood superstar Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has joined the trend with Ex Beauty Queen Omowunmi Akinnifesi with the #YetIWon challenge as she shared her own story and how she overcame some challenges life threw at her.
She shared her story on her Instagram page where she wrote,
“My Dad died! Everything went downhill. It looked like even schooling had come to an end. All Hope seemed to have come to an End! I was able to stand against all odds beside my widowed Mum. I wanted to be successful so bad, I was sensitive to all opportunities. I escorted a friend to an acting audition, she didn’t get in, I did. I Found my Future…, It was tough …#YetIwon
Fast forward to the Ban on Top actors. Everyone was banned for one year. I was banned for 2 ! I had always wanted to do music…my first Love but there was No time. Now I had time, Against all odds, I did and Released my First Album “GBA” Had a Hit single “Naija Lowa” Was invited for the Grammy! My song “Barren Land From my second Album “Me myself and eyes ” was adapted by Amnesty international and I was signed to Bungalo Universal ! I earn Royalties in $$$ … Despite the ups and downs ….. yet won
No matter what life throws at you, you Can pull through. You must refuse self-pity or be a victim. Make your pain your Motivation.
You can Win and keep winning… From Ikoyi to IyanaIpaja Now to the World. #YetIwon
I challenge World Class Manager/[email protected] and the Indomitable @moabudu to tell their #YetIWon story to encourage young girls out there. Well done on this @omowunmiak .”
It really is a success story of someone who has triumphed over every hurdles in life.