By CHUKWUDI IWUCHUKWU
Bayo Omoboriowo is from Ekiti State He was born without silver spoon, he tasted poverty, experienced the low esteem poverty inflicts on its victims but never allowed his past to define him. He decided to change his story, and that he has successfully been able to do looking at what he has done for himself within a space of 6 years. He took his destiny by his hand, discovered his passion which was photography, refined and turned it to a business and income making project.
He graduated from University Of Lagos in 2009 and since then he has only been doing one thing – Photography. Today, he is the official photographer of our dear President – President Muhammadu Buhari.
Bayo is one of the 20 man delegation that followed Buhari to Germany few days ago. Seeing his name on that list brought a smile to my face. It showed how far he has gone, and where God has taken him to. Bayo’s life is teaching young people what is possible and do-able. A man born in poverty at Mushin Lagos 28 years ago is now flying with the President of his country all over the world today, because of his passion and determination to give meaning to his life. What then is your excuse?
Discover your passion, key into it and start now. You don’t need capital to start, you just need few people who believe in your passion and would do anything to see it come to fruition. Your network determines your net worth; those friends around you have a lot to do with your tomorrow, more than you know.
Bayo(s) of this world are passing a compelling message to young Nigerians to leave every other thing that is distracting them and run with their dreams.
Again let me emphasize, Bayo started from the bottom. He started with zero capital. He had nothing except his incredible belief in God and the dream he has and nothing more.
Wishing you all the best in this journey.